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Packaging and labelling
Packaging and labelling - Implementation of Articles 68 and 69
EU policy
EU policy areas of relevance to the sector for homeopathic and anthroposophic medicinal products
Practice
November 2020
revision of Directive 2001/83/EC, EMA task force on SPOR/IDMP, open consultations
List of terms
HMPWG list of terms commonly used in relation to homeopathic and anthroposophic medicinal products
Nosodes
The use of nosodes in homeopathic and anthroposophic medicine
Injectables
Injectables as used in homeopathic and anthroposophic medicinal products
Self-medication
Homeopathy and self-medication in the EU: past - present - future
Pharmacovigilance for CAM
Pharmacovigilance for CAM - An interview with Dr Harald Matthes
Safe, effective and high quality medicines
Introduction to homeopathic and anthroposophic medicinal products
The homeopathy debate
Viral safety
How to demonstrate the viral safety of homeopathic and anthroposophic preparations of animal origin
New review: Benefits and risks of subcutaneous injections
A narrative literature review by Eric Baars, newly published in European Journal of Integrative Medicine, explores the benefit/risk balance of using subcutaneous injections.
HMPWG consultation: First safe dilutions
An HMPWG consultation has now opened on the third list of First Safe Dilutions: send your comments to ECHAMP by 12 September.
New from HMPWG: List of justified stocks
The fifth list of stocks for which homeopathic use is justified is now available on the HMPWG website.
HMPWG consultations: Justified stocks and Quality of raw material
ECHAMP is compiling comments on two HMPWG consultations - the fifth list of justified stocks and questions and answers on quality, specifically relating to raw materials.
Political documents
Key documents from the EU institutions affecting the legal framework for homeopathic and anthroposophic medicinal products
Legal documents
A reference library of EU legal documents that create the legal framework for homeopathic and anthroposophic medicinal products
File PDFOpen letter to the attention of Pedro Sánchez, the President of the Government of Spain
Concerning the working document presented by María Luisa Carcedo, Minister of Health, Consumers and Social Services and Pedro Duque, Minister of Science, Innovation and Universities in the Instituto de Salud Carlos III on November the 13th, called "PLAN PARA LA PROTECCIÓN DE LA SALUD FRENTE A LAS PSEUDOTERAPIAS"
Clinical data and research
Clinical data and research in homeopathy and anthroposophic medicine
A thriving European tradition
An introduction to the sector
The homeopathy debate
Public figures from politicians to comedians frequently make strong statements against homeopathy, but very few people have actually had the chance to read the facts about homeopathy research for themselves.
HMPWG: Questions and answers document on regulatory and legal issues
HMPWG’s new ‘Questions and answers document on regulatory and legal issues concerning homeopathic medicinal products’ confirms the high legal and regulatory standards for these products within the medicinal products legislation in Europe.
Bavaria establishes department dealing with integrative medicine
The state of Bavaria in South East Germany has announced the establishment of a new department within the Ministry of Health with a focus on integrative medicine.
October 2020
Stakeholder meeting and regulatory expert event
First worldwide manifesto against pseudosciences in health
The sceptics released a manifesto with a mere 2750 signatories from 44 countries. They title suggests a worldwide endorsement even though the organizations who coordinated it, are European.
One in five Europeans relies on alternatives in addition to classical medicine
The STADA Health Report provides a snapshot of what the people of Europe think about the future of health: one fifth relies on alternative treatments such as homeopathy, acupuncture or functional foods in addition to classical medicine. Serbia, Austria and Switzerland all demonstrate above average openness to such alternatives.
September 2020
Pharmaceutical strategy and Board of Management meeting
Campania residents would vote in favour of homeopathy
A new survey shows that 800,000 residents of Campania in South-West Italy use homeopathic medicines, and one fifth of those have done so for over a decade. 90% of users think it is very or quite important for politicians to pay attention to these medicines.
Dates for your diary 2021
Important sector events planned for 2021