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  • 30 Jan 2014 4:23 PM | Deleted user

    The Complementary Healthcare Council of Australia (CHC) welcomes the appointment of Tony Lawson as new chairman, and Adam Stankevicius as new Chief Executive Officer for the Consumers Health Forum (CHF).


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  • 14 Jan 2014 12:09 PM | Anonymous
    The Complementary Healthcare Council’s New Years Resolution is Better Health for all Australians.  It 2014 is set to be a year with an ever-increasing burden of chronic health problems on the healthcare system. The CHC says there has never been a more important time for action.

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  • 17 Dec 2013 3:58 PM | Anonymous
    The Complementary Healthcare Council of Australia (CHC) is disappointed by the misguided approach taken in a recent editorial published in the Annals of Internal Medicine and entitled, ‘Enough is Enough: Stop Wasting Money on Vitamin and Mineral Supplements.’

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  • 13 Dec 2013 9:51 AM | Deleted user
    The Complementary Healthcare Council of Australia (CHC) commends the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) for establishing the Research Translation Faculty, intended to identify gaps between existing research evidence and health policy and practice in the major health issues outlined in the NHMRC’s Strategic Plan 2013-15.

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  • 12 Dec 2013 10:28 AM | Deleted user
    In response to proposed regulatory reforms that impact the ability of un-registered health professionals such as naturopaths, western herbalists and nutritionists to receive comprehensive information about the substances they prescribe for their patients, the Complementary Healthcare Council of Australia (CHC) has recommended the Department of Health supports the independent registration system, the Australian Register of Naturopaths and Herbalists (ARONAH).

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  • 05 Dec 2013 10:02 AM | Deleted user
    The Complementary Healthcare Council of Australia (CHC) has welcomed the publication of the WHO Traditional Medicine Strategy 2014-2023, with CEO, Mr Carl Gibson, heartened to see that the strategy stresses the importance of traditional medicines to the totality of health care.

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  • 14 Nov 2013 3:36 PM | Deleted user
    Mr Carl Gibson, CEO of the Complementary Healthcare Council of Australia (CHC), balanced the responses to the media articles on the recently published study, ‘Vitamin and Mineral Supplements in the Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease and Cancer: An Updated Systematic Evidence Review for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force.’

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  • 14 Nov 2013 10:27 AM | Deleted user
    The Complementary Healthcare Council of Australia (CHC) welcomes the findings of a new US report, in which the authors found the use of key dietary supplements, including omega-3s, B6, B12 and folic acid, could reduce hospital costs by $US billions per year.

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  • 28 Oct 2013 9:35 AM | Deleted user
    The Complementary Healthcare Council of Australia (CHC) welcomes the UK’s Chief
    Medical Officer’s preventive health plan for children, which includes a call for their National
    Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence to examine the cost-effectiveness of offering
    vitamins A, C and D to all children under five.

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  • 15 Oct 2013 10:36 AM | Anonymous
    A meta-analysis finding that vitamin D supplements have no beneficial effect on bone density has drawn intense criticism from experts who say the study has “serious limitations” and its conclusions could have “dire consequences” for public health for suggesting healthy adults don’t need to take vitamin D supplements.
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