Search Organizations (English): Consumer protection

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PharmaWatch Canada  
http://pharmawatchcanada.wordpress.com/blog-purpose/about/

Works to highlight and validate consumer experiences and heighten consumer involvement in adverse drug reaction reporting. Aims to facilitate networking among individual patients/consumers and advocacy groups who share our concerns about the lack of adequate post-market monitoring by the pharmaceutical industry and Health Canada. Also aims to raise public awareness about the role of consumers/patients in reporting their own adverse drug reactions - or those experienced by their children, a spouse, a brother or sister, or a parent. Teaches people how to report an ADR, how to encourage others to report, and what role ADR reporting has played or can play to help ensure the medicine we take is right for us.

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Consumer Health Organization of Canada  
http://www.consumerhealth.org/home.cfm
Bureau de la participation des consommateurs et du public  
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/ahc-asc/branch-dirgen/hpfb-dgpsa/ocpi-bpcp/index-fra.php

Provides expertise and coordination for public involvement activities in the Health Products and Food Branch. // Fournit expertise et services de coordination pour les activités de participation du public au sein de la Direction générale des produits de santé et des aliments.

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Consumer WebWatch  
http://www.consumerwebwatch.org/
Forms a grant-funded project of Consumers Union that seeks improve the credibility of online information. (See Details)
Center for Science in the Public Interest  
http://cspinet.org/
Provides useful, objective information to the public and policymakers and to conduct research on food, alcohol, health, the environment, and other issues related to science and technology. Represents the American citizen’s interests before regulatory, judicial and legislative bodies on food, alcohol, health, the environment, and other issues. Ensures that science and technology are used for the public good and to encourage scientists to engage in public-interest activities. (See Details)
Consumers International  
http://www.consumersinternational.org/homepage.asp
Focuses on the protection and promotion of consumers' interests worldwide through institution building, education, research and lobbying of international decision-making bodies. (See Details)
Consumer Union of U.S. Inc.  
http://www.consumerreports.org/
Provides information on products and services, and informs the public of unfair labour practices, social issues and national (US) policies. (See Details)