Useful Industry Websites

Consumer and Research Organisations

Australian Disease Management Association (ADMA)

ARCCIM (Australian Research Centre in Complementary and Integrative Medicine )

Cancer Council

CHF (Consumer's Health Forum)


Life Education Australia

National Heart Foundation (National Institute of Complementary Medicine)

Pain Australia


Healthcare Industry Associations

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

ACNEM (Australasian College of Nutritional and Environmental Medicine)

AFGC (Australian Food & Grocery Council)

AIMA (Australasian Integrative Medicine Association)

CMA (Complementary Medicines Australia formerly the Complementary Healthcare Council)

CMIC (Chinese Medicine Industry Council)

NPSA (National Pharmaceutical Services Association) 


Healthcare Professional Organisations

AASCP (Australian Association of Smoking Cessation Professionals)

AMA (Australian Medical Association)

NPS (National Prescribing Service)

PGA (Pharmacy Guild of Australia)

PSA (Pharmaceutical Society of Australia)

Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP)


Department of Health

FSANZ (Food Standards Australia New Zealand)
Medsafe (Therapeutic section of New Zealand Ministry of Health)

MHRA (Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency UK)

NMP (National Medicines Policy)

NICNAS (National Industrial Chemicals Notification & Assessment Scheme)

QUM (Quality Use of Medicines)

TGA (Therapeutic Goods Administration)

TGACC (Therapeutic Goods Advertising Code Council)


International Associations

Asia-Pacific Self-Medication Industry (APSMI)

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

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

Association of the European Self-Medication Industry (AESGP)

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

China Nonprescription Medicines Association (CNMA)

Consumer Health Products Canada (CHP Canada)

Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA)

Industria Latinoamericana de Automedicaciόn Responsable (ILAR)

Japan Self-Medication Industry (JSMI)

Korea Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association (KPMA)

New Zealand Self-Medication Industry Association (NZSMI)

Pengurus Pusat Gabungan Perusahaan Farmasi Indonesia (GP Farmasi)

Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Association of the Philippines (PHAP)

Pharmaceutical Association of Malaysia (PhAMA)

Self-Medication Manufacturers Association of South Africa (SMASA)

Taiwan Pharmaceutical Marketing & Management Association (TPMMA)

Thai Self-Medication Industry Association (TSMIA)

World Self-Medication Industry (WSMI)