TORONTO, November 14, 2019 – dicentra, a leading consulting firm and clinical research organization (CRO) serving the natural health products (NHPs), food and dietary supplement industries, has announced that Dr. […] Read More >>
Natural Health Products (NHPs) are widely purchased and used by many Canadians. Consumers have the expectation that natural health products are fit for their purpose and there is a reasonable […] Read More >>
dicentra, the leading contract research organization (CRO) and global consulting firm for life sciences and food industries, is pleased to announce the successful GRAS status achievement for Comet Bio.   […] Read More >>
dicentra Global Certifications (dicentra GC), an ISO 17065 accredited certification body, will be speaking on the panel discussion “Cannabis Edibles: Understanding the Risks and Regulations” at 2019 SQF Conference.   […] Read More >>
Between February and April of 2017, Health Canada inspectors visited 23 domestic Canadian Site Licence holders in order to assess their compliance with the Natural Health Product Good Manufacturing Practices. […] Read More >>
dicentra Global Certifications (dicentra GC), an ISO 17065 accredited certification body based in Toronto, Ontario, has announced a new partnership with World Quality Services (WQS) Group, a key player in […] Read More >>
Clinical trials can be overwhelming for many in the industry as they can be complex, long, and costly. However, smaller companies can conduct small well-designed trials (open label, or pilot study […] Read More >>
CHFA East 2019 has wrapped up another successful conference and trade show. From numerous educational sessions to new products at the tradeshow, there was a lot of great information and […] Read More >>
Has having a natural health product license application just getting accepted into the queue felt like an accomplishment? Have you been waiting on an Application Acknowledgement Letter (AAL) from the Natural […] Read More >>
The Influencer Marketing Steering Committee of Advertising Standards recently published Disclosure Guidelines for social media earlier this year. The guidance document illustrates various influencer marketing do’s and don’ts as per industry […] Read More >>
We’re excited to be a Platinum Sponsor at CHFA East 2019 from September 12-15. The Toronto Metro Convention Centre will be home to Canada’s largest conference and trade show dedicated […] Read More >>
Veterinary Health Products (VHPs) are low-risk drug products administered to companion animals or food-producing animals to promote or maintain their health.  VHPs are overseen by Health Canada (specifically the Human […] Read More >>
Only health products that Health Canada authorizes for sale in Canada may be advertised. Thankfully, specific requirements exist for advertisements of prescription drugs to consumers for the best interest of […] Read More >>
Health Canada defines Natural Health Products (NHPs) as “naturally occurring substance that are used for the number of reasons such as the prevention or treatment of an illness or condition, […] Read More >>
Health Canada has provided a framework for acceptable means of advertising for natural health products (NHP’s). “Guidelines for Consumer Advertising of Health Products” is a document that provides guidance for consumer-directed advertis Read More >>
Software is used extensively in medical devices for gathering, monitoring, and transmitting data to healthcare professionals and clinical technicians. Although software can be an extremely useful tool as a medical […] Read More >>
What are Clinical Trials? Clinical trials are a type of biomedical research that is conducted to help doctors and researchers learn more about health, diseases, and effective treatments in order […] Read More >>
One of Health Canada’s largest initiatives in the past few years has been the Self-Care Framework, which implements a different approach to regulating products, that are purchased and applied directly […] Read More >>
Health claims are integral to the success of Natural Health Products (NHPs) here in Canada. They provide products with a competitive edge in the marketplace and consumers with the information […] Read More >>
Health Canada has recently announced the initiation of the Stop Illegal Marketing of Drugs and Devices (SIM-DD) program. Health Canada’s introduction of this particular program is part of its contribution […] Read More >>