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Natural and Non-prescription Health Products Directorate

As part of the Health Products and Food Branch of Health Canada, the Natural and Non-prescription Health Products Directorate (NNHPD) is the regulating authority for natural health products for sale in Canada. Our role is to ensure that Canadians have ready access to natural health products that are safe, effective and of high quality while respecting freedom of choice and philosophical and cultural diversity.

Offices & Programs:

The NNHPD is composed of the following areas:

  • Director General's Office
  • Bureau of Strategic Planning and Business Services
  • Bureau of Licensing Services and Systems
  • Bureau of Program Policy, Risk Management and Stakeholder Engagement
  • Bureau of Product Review and Assessment

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