Committees

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Strategies Committee:

The activities of this Committee is to provide support for Consumer Health Products Canada programs to develop strategies achieve a regulatory regime that creates a level-playing field and support innovation for evidence-based natural health products and over-the-counter medicines.

This Committee will ensure consistency and alignment with Consumer Health Products Canada’s strategic approach, the Strategies Committee will have oversight over the activities of the Product Information Sub-Committee, Product Authorization Sub-Committee, and the Product Quality Sub-Committee


Product Authorization Sub-Committee:

The Product Authorization Sub-Committee provides support for Consumer Health Products Canada's Strategies Committee programs and implements strategies to achieve a regulatory regime that creates a level-playing field and support innovation for evidence-based natural health products and over-the-counter medicines.

This Sub-Committee will be focused on marketing related issues like advertising, labelling and umbrella branding.


Product Information Sub-Committee:

The Product Information Sub-Committee provides support for CHP Canada’s Strategies Committee programs and implements strategies to achieve a regulatory regime that creates a level-playing field and support innovation for evidence-based natural health products and over-the-counter medicines.

This Sub-Committee will be looking at influencing the premarket review process for NHPs and OTCs including streamlining the switch process, achieving consistent standards, guidance and polices for consumer health products, and improving predictability for industry.


Product Quality Sub-Committee:

The Product Quality Sub-Committee provides support for CHP Canada’s Strategies Committee programs and implement strategies to achieve a regulatory regime that creates a level-playing field and support innovation for evidence-based natural health products and over-the-counter medicines.

This Sub-Committee will be pushing for efficient inspection and facility licensing systems for NHPs and OTCs and for consistent quality standards.


Associates Committee:

CHP Canada’s Associates Committee is made up of volunteer representatives from the ‘Associate’ class of membership. The Committee has a mandate to find creative ways for the Association to increase member value to all associate members through improved communications, networking opportunities, and access where appropriate to program activities.

This Committee also works to further develop supplier relationships with the Association, and ensure associate members have the opportunity to contribute to the achievement of the Association’s mission and strategic goals.