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Gaining Momentum: 2018 Semiannual Meeting Recap

The AAHP community recently came together for a Semiannual Membership Meeting on Sept. 14, 2018 in Baltimore. Not only did members network and discuss best practices, they also heard the latest from association leadership and industry experts. AAHP president Mark Land opened the meeting by describing the association as a readm more…

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Labeling homeopathic medicines for self-care

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) electronic database of drug products contains more than 7,000 listings for over-the-counter (OTC) homeopathic products. The AAHP estimates that this number represents about half of the homeopathic drug products marketed in the United States because many labelers still maintain paper listings with FDA. readm more…

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Hatch, Paulsen Introduce Bill to Enhance HSA, FSA

In March, Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-UT) and House Ways and Means Committee member, Rep. Erik Paulsen (R-MN) introduced the Health Savings Act of 2016. The Health Savings Act is a piece of legislation that contains a number of provisions to simplify and expand Health Saving Accounts (HSA) readm more…

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Annual HPCUS Meeting Recap

In early April, the Homeopathic Pharmacopeia Convention of the United States (HPCUS) held its annual meeting. During the four-day event, multiple committees, the board, and the general membership came together for reports and ongoing action. The highlight of the General Membership meeting was a presentation by Rick Lostritto, Ph.D. of readm more…

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What’s a Hippus?

Like other over-the-counter drug communities, the homeopathic industry spends thousands of hours each year researching and reviewing the effectiveness and safety of ingredients to be used in homeopathic remedies. All of this work goes into the Homeopathic Pharmacopoeia of the United States (HPUS), the reference book for the Identification, Quality readm more…

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2016 Annual Meeting Recap

March, 2016—Thirty-two members of the American Association of Homeopathic Pharmacists (AAHP) came together to discuss the most pressing industry issues as well as the association’s current programs and initiatives. The annual meeting took place on March 11, 2016 during the Natural Products Expo West in Anaheim, Calif. Attendees learned about readm more…

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NCH to Receive Gold Circle Award from American Society for Association Executives

The National Center for Homeopathy (NCH) is pleased to announce that it will receive a Gold Circle Award from the American Society for Association Executives (ASAE) for its rebranding initiatives that were completed in 2013. NCH rebranded its logo, website, monthly e-newsletter, social media pages, and all other communications vehicles readm more…

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AAHP Member teams up With Naturopathic College

In a major show of support for the advancement of homeopathic medicine in the United States, Hevert Pharmaceuticals announced today that it has partnered with the National College of Natural Medicine, pledging its support with a gift of $495,000 that will help provide funding for groundbreaking new college programs through readm more…

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Position Statement from the HPCUS Available

How important are ‘precision’ and ‘accuracy’ in the pharmaceutical field? Are there different criteria appropriate to (and necessary for) homeopathic large-scale manufacturers, homeopathic compounding pharmacies and homeopathic practitioner ex temp preparations? The HPCUS Board of Directors has adopted a Statement on Precision and Accuracy developed by the Council on Pharmacy readm more…

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Two New Draft Guidance Documents Posted on HPUS website

The HPCUS Board has approved two draft documents to be posted for public comment. One addresses a topic for the first time by the HPUS: Drug Stability; the second is an extensive standard for the submission of technical information to the HPCUS. The Council on Pharmacy (CoP) has drafted a readm more…

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