The Irish Health Trade Association Goals

Our Goals

  • To represent the interests of the natural and complementary healthcare products industry by ensuring that the views and interests of the industry are recognized by those institutions at home and within Europe that are involved in matters relating to our sector.
  • To build and nurture close relationships with other relevant partners/institutions in and outside Ireland e.g. DoHC, FSAI, IMB, IAHS, IPU, the European Commission, the European Parliament, HFMA, EHPM, IADSA, ECHAMP, ECH, ESCOP, etc
  • To be regularly consulted in draft decisions made by, for example, the DoHC, the FSAI, and the IMB, which relate to matters affecting our sector and sub-sectors.
  • To provide our members with information, advice and other ‘value added’ services.
  • To promote industry self- regulation in terms of product, promotional and distribution standards.
  • To work together as an association of member companies towards a healthier Ireland.

Our Goals

  • To fully support consumers’ basic human rights to make their own educated decisions and exercise freedom of choice in relation to safe, efficacious, and high quality health products, in order to maintain or improve their health and wellbeing.
  • To raise the profile and image of the IHTA and our sector ‘in the eyes’ of all important external stakeholders e.g. DoHC, FSAI, IMB, government, the general public, the media, the medical profession, the pharmacy profession and other healthcare practitioners.
  • To ensure the continued supply of the full range of natural and complementary health products, so as to secure freedom of consumer choice and the continuous growth and prosperity of IHTA member companies and the sector as a whole.decisions and exercise freedom of choice in relation to safe, efficacious, and high quality health products, in order to maintain or improve their health and wellbeing.
  • To encourage and facilitate sharing of the information, knowledge, expertise and ideas of member companies for the development and growth of the sector as a whole.
IHTA Constitution
Code of Practice
IHTA Goals

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