Tag: over the counter

Healthcare

How can we ensure quality, safety and efficacy in self-care?

Self-care has evolved tremendously in the past four decades. With the advent of the Internet, diverse sources of health advice and information are now just a few clicks away. Quality, safety and efficacy should be the core emphasis for self-care, so that individuals can reliably choose self-care products and services to look after their health…

8 Jul 2014, by test test

Healthcare

Close-Up: Professor John Skerritt

Prof. John Skerritt joined the Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) as its National Manager in May 2012.  He is also a member of the Executive of the Australian Department of Health.  TGA is responsible for regulating therapeutic goods including prescription, over the counter and complementary medicines, medical devices, blood and blood products.  Prof. Skerritt is…

30 Apr 2014, by test test