The Australasian College of Nutritional and Environmental Medicine (ACNEM) is a post-graduate medical college established in the early 1980s. It is a fully independent, non-profit organisation, and relies on no other body for funding. The College is set up as an incorporated association, and offers membership and postgraduate education for health professionals, within a supportive environment.
The Australasian Integrative Medicine Association (AIMA) is an independent not for profit organisation of individual medical practitioners seeking to provide whole person medical care by integrating evidence-based complementary medicine into mainstream practice. AIMA is supported by its membership and governed by a Board of voluntary doctors and academic leaders in the field of integrative medicine. .
The British Association for Applied Nutrition and Nutritional Therapy (BANT) is the professional body for Nutritional Therapists. Its primary function is to assist its members in attaining the highest standards of integrity, knowledge, competence and professional practice, in order to protect the client's interests, nutritional therapy and the Nutritional Therapist.
The BSEM promotes the study and good practice of allergy, environmental and nutritional medicine for the benefit of the public, and supports doctors who use the insights of ecological medicine to help patients.
The Consortium of Academic Health Centers for Integrative Medicine is supported by membership dues and grants from philanthropic partners including the Bravewell Collaborative. Its membership currently includes 46 highly esteemed academic medical centers.
The mission of the Consortium is to advance the principles and practices of integrative healthcare within academic institutions. The Consortium provides its institutional membership with a community of support for their academic missions and a collective voice for influencing change.
The General Naturopathic Council regulates and supports naturopathic practitioners in order to ensure the safety and wellbeing of the public. Prevention is better than cure! In conjunction with Skills for Health, the GNC has recently developed National Occupational Standards for Naturopaths. Several organizations and colleges following Naturopathic philosophy are members, embarking upon the route to profession-led regulation.
The professional association supporting qualified Nutritional Therapists in Ireland. NTOI is affiliated with the British Association for Applied Nutrition and Nutritional Therapy (BANT), and shares a common code of ethics and practice. All members are trained in clinical practice, fully insured and comply with the BANT and NTOI requirements for Continuing Professional Development.
The Swedish Association of Nutritional Medicine Therapists organises therapists working with individually assessed dietary & supplementary therapy as well as lifestyle recommendations to achieve optimal health & wellbeing. The main functions of NMTF include: certifying nutritional therapists & nutritional medicine therapists, assisting its members in attaining good standards of competence & professional practice in the field of nutritional medicine therapy.
The Orthomolecular Nutrition Laboratory, established in 1985, was set up to practice Orthomolecular Medical Nutrition and to spread the knowledge gained from it to the general public throughout Japan. The laboratory offers study groups, seminars and lectures focusing on various topics. It provides updated scientific news and information for members, and offers courses for medical doctors who are implementing a nutritional approach in their medical field. 25TH ANNIVERSARY: MANY CONGRATULATIONS TO KYB CLUB!
Suitably qualified naturopaths are registered by the GCRN which sets standards of education and practical skills, and maintains and enforces a Code of Conduct. The organisation encourages the development of naturopathy on the lines of sound knowledge and practice and improves the educational standards of its members by encouraging continuing post-graduate education. GCRN provides for and promotes education, investigation and research.