Multiple organ failure - death of consumer protection?

Steinman, H.A. and Jobson, M.R. (2010) Multiple organ failure - death of consumer protection? South African Medical Journal, 10 (8). pp. 494-497. ISSN 0256-9574

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Abstract

The enormously profitable complementary medicines, dietary supplements and traditional medicines markets are largely unregulated internationally and South Africa. Attempts to ensure that consumers are not exposed to harmful or ineffective products have met with varying success around the world.

Item Type:Article
Additional Information:From: Forum - Issues in Medicine section
Uncontrolled Keywords:regulation; complimentary medicine; alternative medicine; dietary supplements; traditional medicine; South Africa consumer protection; harmful products; ineffective products; advertising; health products; safety; Medicines Control Council; South African Pharmacy Council; Advertising Standards Authority of South Africa
Subjects:R Medicine > RS Pharmacy and materia medica
Divisions:Faculty > Faculty of Pharmacy
ID Code:1773
Deposited By: Mrs Eileen Shepherd
Deposited On:16 Oct 2010 20:32
Last Modified:06 Jan 2012 16:21
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