Archive for December 2014

FDA Establishes Unique Facility Identifier

In November, the Food and Drug Administration published a Guidance for Industry entitled: Specification of the Unique Facility Identifier (UFI) System for Drug Establishment Registration. This guidance is a direct result of the Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act of July 2012.  Sections 701 and 702 of FDASIA readm more…

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Publications Review – A Treasure Source

AAHP Board member Mary Beth Watkins notes two periodicals containing articles that may be of interest to industry members. In the American Journal of Homeopathic Medicine (Vol. 107, No 3, Autumn 2014), we find the wonderful news regarding an award given to long time AAHP Member, John A (Jack) Borneman, readm more…

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Retirement for…

We have received word that AAHP member Richard Griffin, of Grifcon Enterprises, has decided to retire as of the end of this year. As he mentioned in his note: Fifty years is long enough to be in the insurance business. Dick has been instrumental in making donations over the last readm more…

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Change, Growth, and Successes

The past 12 months have been one of change, growth and successes for the American Association of Homeopathic Pharmacists. These continued the positive achievements of the association during the 90th anniversary year of 2013. January 2014 saw the introduction of  a new logo for the AAHP that was the result readm more…

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Assays of homeopathic preparations

An interesting contribution, Quality Aspects Of Homoeopathic Preparations, appeared in Pharmeuropa Online, a publication of the European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines and HealthCare (EDQM). In his paper, Professor Keusgen notes chemically defined substances usually have a dose-response curve that defines efficacy, and thus assays are required for both readm more…

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