NHP & Non-Prescription Drug GMP for Importers

Presented by CA Member Focal Point Research

If you are an Importer of NHPs and Non-Prescription Drugs, arrange your annual GMP training ahead of time to avoid the hassle of scheduling during the final quarter of 2024. Secure your spot now to ensure this session is penciled into your calendar.

Date: Wednesday, November 13, 2024
Time: 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm EST
Fee: Members: $250; Non-Members: $395

An introductory session designed for individuals working in the Natural Health Product (NHP) and Non-Prescription Drug (NPD) industries with a specific focus on Import activities in Canada. Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) are a set of guidelines that are necessary to ensure products are consistently produced to meet quality standards. They are critical to everyday operations and assure the quality, identity, efficacy, safety and purity of products to protect both consumers and businesses. Whether you are just starting out or are a seasoned professional, this session is a great opportunity to review GMP based on current Health Canada guidelines.

Intended for:

  • Canadian Importers of NHPs and NPDs
  • Businesses and individuals new to the NHP or NPD industries
  • As a refresher for experienced professionals
  • Meeting any annual GMP Training requirements for Importers


  • Understand the fundamental concepts and principles of GMP
  • Learn the sections of GMP which apply to Importers
  • Acquire basic knowledge of GMP for Importers
  • Understand and support the role of the quality department
This session includes a quiz to test your knowledge of the subject. Each attendee passing the quiz will receive a GMP training certificate for inclusion in your personnel file.

Individual logins are required for each participant to obtain a training certificate.

About the Trainer

Delsie Braganza, Hons. B.Sc., RAQ, RAC (CAN)
Manager, Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance

Focal Point Research Inc. (FPR)

Whether you are a startup or a multinational corporation, Delsie and her team of experts are ready to assist with all your quality and regulatory needs. As a consultant, Delsie has more than 10 years of experience working with a number of companies to set-up and maintain effective Quality Management Systems in compliance with Health Canada GMP guidelines. She has audited facilities to identify deficiencies and helped businesses implement measures to strengthen their compliance efforts. She has also co-ordinated and hosted multiple successful Health Canada GMP Inspections. In addition to this, Delsie oversees all submissions made to Health Canada when it comes to Drug Establishment Licences and Site Licences, including new applications and renewals. Delsie also has a wealth of experience with ensuring label compliance for Cosmetics, NHPs, DINs and Medical Devices, registering products with Health Canada and remains an invaluable resource to every firm she has worked with.