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I.Objectives:1.identifies national and international government agencies andprivate organizations that implement programs for consumerprotection; and2.report illegal and fraudulent health products and servicesII.Topic: CONSUMER HEALTH (National and International Agencies)The government also plays an important role in consumer protection. Asidefrom the Consumer Act of 2009, there are also other international and nationalconsumer advocacy groups that advocate for our health.By knowing your consumer rights, you have the power to report illegal andfraudulent health products and services. Here are some government firms thatwe can approach to report.1.Federal Trade CommissionThe FTC’s Bureau of Consumer Protection stops unfair, deceptive andfraudulent business practices by collecting complaints and conductinginvestigations, suing companies and people that break the law, developingrules to maintain a fair marketplace, and educating consumers andbusinesses about their rights and responsibilities.2.Department of Trade and Industry Philippines.(Consumer Education)TheConsumer Protection Group (CPG), headed byUndersecretary RuthB. Castelo, is in charge of the enforcement of laws to protect consumers,consumer education, and formation of consumer groups. The Department ofTrade and Industry (DTI) joins the Department of Health (DOH) in keepingthe public abreast with relevant information on the Novel Coronavirus (2019n-CoV).

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