EU websites relevant to homeopathy and CAM
Heads of Medicines Agencies
Registration and market authorisation of medicinal products in the European Union and Norway, Iceland, and Liechtenstein.
HMPWG - Homeopathic Medicinal Products Working Group
An expert group of the Heads of Agencies, dealing with regulatory issues of homeopathic medicinal products. On their website several guidance documents can be found.
EDQM - European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines and HealthCare
This Directorate, located in Strasbourg (France) is part of the administrative structure of the Council of Europe and provides recognised common standards for use by healthcare professionals and others concerned with the quality of medicines. European Pharmacopoeia monographs and other texts are designated to be appropriate to the needs of regulatory authorities, those engaged in the control of quality, and manufacturers of starting material and medicinal products. The European Pharmacopoeia contains several monographs on homeopathic medicines.
EMEA – European Medicines Agency
The European Medicines Agency is the European Union body responsible for coordinating the existing scientific resources put at its disposal by Member States for the evaluation, supervision and pharmacovigilance of medicinal products.
European Commission Health and Consumers DG
The Health and Consumers Directorate-General's aim is to empower consumers, protect and improve human health, ensure food is safe and wholesome, protect the health of animals and plants, promote the humane treatment of animals.
EAHC – Executive Agency for Health and Consumers
The Executive Agency for Health and Consumers provides a professional service in performing the tasks and activities entrusted to it by the European Commission, and it works closely with the Health and Consumers DG. The EAHC is based in Luxembourg and implements the EU Health Programme, the Consumer Programme and the Better Training for Safer Food initiative.
European Union Health Forum
The EU Health Forum serves as an information and consultation mechanism to ensure that the aims of the Community's health strategy are made clear to the public and respond to their concerns. It provides an opportunity to representative organisations of patients, health professionals and other stakeholders, such as health service providers, to make contributions to health policy development, its implementation and the setting of priorities for action.
European Commission Research DG
The Research Directorate-General's aim is to develop the European Union’s policy in the field of research and technological development and to coordinate European research activities with those carried out at the level of the Member States.
CORDIS – Community Research & Development Information Service
The gateway to European research and development.
The statistical office of the European Union