Useful Websites

Consumer and Research Organisations

 

Australian Disease Management Association (ADMA)

www.adma.org.au

 

ARCCIM (Australian Research Centre in Complementary and Integrative Medicine )

https://www.uts.edu.au/research-and-teaching/our-research/arccim

 

Cancer Council

www.cancer.org.au

 

CHF (Consumer's Health Forum)

www.chf.org.au

 

Choice

www.choice.com.au

 

Life Education Australia

www.lifeeducation.org.au

 

National Heart Foundation

www.heartfoundation.org.au

 

NICM (National Institute of Complementary Medicine)

www.nicm.edu.au

 

Pain Australia

www.painaustralia.org.au

 

 

 

Healthcare Industry Associations

 

ACCORD (Advocate for Consumer, Cosmetic, Hygiene and Specialty Product sector)

www.accord.asn.au

 

ACNEM (Australasian College of Nutritional and Environmental Medicine)

www.acnem.org

 

AFGC (Australian Food & Grocery Council)

www.afgc.org.au

 

AIMA (Australasian Integrative Medicine Association)

www.aima.net.au

 

CMA (Complementary Medicines Australia formerly the Complementary Healthcare Council)

www.cmaustralia.org.au

 

CMIC (Chinese Medicine Industry Council)

cmic-aus.org.au

 

NPSA (National Pharmaceutical Services Association)

npsa.org.au

 

 

 

Healthcare Professional Organisations

 

AASCP (Australian Association of Smoking Cessation Professionals)

www.aascp.org

 

AMA (Australian Medical Association)

ama.com.au

 

NPS (National Prescribing Service)

www.nps.org.au

 

PGA (Pharmacy Guild of Australia)

www.guild.org.au

 

PSA (Pharmaceutical Society of Australia)

www.psa.org.au

 

Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP)

www.racgp.org.au

 

 

Regulators

 

Department of Health

www.health.gov.au

 

FSANZ (Food Standards Australia New Zealand)

www.foodstandards.gov.au

 

Medsafe (Therapeutic section of New Zealand Ministry of Health)

www.medsafe.govt.nz

 

MHRA (Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency UK)

www.mhra.gov.uk

 

NMP (National Medicines Policy)

www.health.gov.au/internet/main/publishing.nsf/Content/National%20Medicines%20Policy-2

 

NICNAS (National Industrial Chemicals Notification & Assessment Scheme)

www.nicnas.gov.au

 

QUM (Quality Use of Medicines)

www.health.gov.au//internet/main/publishing.nsf/Content/nmp-quality.htm-copy2

 

TGA (Therapeutic Goods Administration)

www.tga.gov.au

 

TGACC (Therapeutic Goods Advertising Code Council)

www.tgacc.com.au

 

 

 

International Associations

 

Asia-Pacific Self-Medication Industry (APSMI)

www.apsmi.net

 

Asociación de Fabricantes de Medicamentos de Libre Acceso AC (AFAMELA)

www.afamela.org

 

Associação Brasileira da Indústria de Medicamentos Isentos de Prescrição (ABIMIP)

www.abimip.org.br

 

Association of the European Self-Medication Industry (AESGP)

www.aesgp.eu

 

Cámara Argentina de Productores de Especialidades Medicinales de Venta Libre (CAPEMVeL)

www.capemvel.org.ar

 

China Nonprescription Medicines Association (CNMA)

www.selfmed.cn

 

Consumer Health Products Canada (CHP Canada)

www.chpcanada.ca

 

Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA)

www.chpa.org

 

Industria Latinoamericana de Automedicaci3CCn Responsable (ILAR)

www.infoilar.org

 

Japan Self-Medication Industry (JSMI)

www.jsmi.jp

 

Korea Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association (KPMA)

www.kpma.or.kr

 

New Zealand Self-Medication Industry Association (NZSMI)

www.nzsmi.org.nz

 

Pengurus Pusat Gabungan Perusahaan Farmasi Indonesia (GP Farmasi)

www.gpfarmasi.org

 

Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Association of the Philippines (PHAP)

www.phap.org.ph

 

Pharmaceutical Association of Malaysia (PhAMA)

www.phama.org.my

 

Self-Medication Manufacturers Association of South Africa (SMASA)

www.smasa.cc

 

Taiwan Pharmaceutical Marketing & Management Association (TPMMA)

www.tpmma.org.tw

 

Thai Self-Medication Industry Association (TSMIA)

www.tsmia.or.th

 

World Self-Medication Industry (WSMI)

www.wsmi.org