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Partnerships and good relations are essential in building systems that support natural health practices in Canada and around the world. NHPC continues to build links with researchers, practitioners, policy decision makers, and associations in Canada and around the world.
We are always interested in exploring new opportunities for working together to develop comprehensive solutions that address natural health practices in Canada and globally.
NHPC is pleased to provide the following links to stakeholders, collaborators, and partners working together to advance natural health:
American Massage Therapy Association
A professional association for massage therapists in the United States representing over 55,000 members.
Australian Association of Massage Therapists (AAMT)
A professional association for massage therapists in Australia representing over 7,000 members.
Center for Integrative Medicine (CIM) (University of Saskatchewan)
Michael Epstein, PhD Managing Director
The Mission of CIM is "To work in concert with other units within and beyond the College of Medicine, toward the shared objective of transformational change in healthcare systems and medical education, through the selective integration of evidence-based, cost-effective interventions, in a manner consistent with the principles of social accountability, patient-centred care, and long term sustainability."
Massage Therapists’ and Wholistic Practitioners Association of the Maritimes (MTWPAM)
A professional association for wholistic practitioners and massage therapists living in the Maritimes.
Reflexology Association of Canada (RAC)
A professional association for Reflexologists in Canada.
David St. George, MD, Chief Advisor for Integrative Care, Ministry of Health, Wellington, New Zealand
Chief advisors are recognized leaders in their fields and have extensive experience across policy and strategy formation, implementation, and management, as well as clinical or health professional practice. Dr. David St. George's role is to provide professional leadership, direction, and advice on complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), as well as on the integration of CAM with conventional healthcare, particularly in the area of primary care and chronic care conditions.
Walter Stüdeli, Head of Politics & Media, Public Relations Dachverband Komplementärmedizin (umbrella organization for Complementary and Alternative Medicine Switzerland)
The Swiss population has enshrined CAM in the Constitution. Walter Stüdeli was one of the responsible persons for the promotion of this idea, which was passed in a general referendum in May 2009. The change of the legislation is an ongoing process.
The Integrator Blog
News, reports, opinions, and networking for the business, education, policy, and practice of Integrative Medicine, CAM, and Integrated Health Care by John Weeks.