Holistic and Alternative Medicine Pathfinder

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RESOURCES

Natural Healthcare Canada
www.naturalhealthcare.ca

Choose location and healthcare type for information in your area

The Association for Integrative Medicine
http://www.integrativemedicine.org/library/aimlinks.html

Page of links for practitioners and researchers

Dictionary of Alternative Medicinal Terms
http://www.quackwatch.org/01QuackeryRelatedTopics/dictionary/md00.html

This is a comprehensive dictionary of alternative medicine. It is compiled by Jack Raso, M.S., R.D., a writer on many topics in the field of alternative medicine.

APPROACHES:

Acupuncture Foundation of Canada Institute
www.afcinstitute.com

This institute is federally incorporated for purposes of teaching, certification, and research in acupuncture. Includes Institiute information, education topics and fees

The Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture Association of Canada
www.cmaac.ca/

This is the homepage for the CMAAC. Includes links to a progress report. This organization’s goal is to unite western and eastern medicine.

Jiva Ayurvedea
www.ayurvedic.org

The authentic source for ayurveda. Information about products, clinics and practices.

Homeopathic Medical Council of Canada
www.hmcc.ca

A Canadian directory for holistic health physicians and alternative medicine providers.

Ontario College of Homeopathic Medicine
www.ochm.ca

Includes course information and information on different careers in homeopathic medicine.

NATURAL PRODUCTS

Natural and Nutritional Products Industry Center
www.npicenter.com

The natural product community’s information resource page. Includes recent news headlines and articles concerning natural products and health.

Natural Health Products Directorate (NHPD)
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/ahc-asc/branch-dirgen/hpfb-dgpsa/nhpd-dpsn/index_e.html

As part of the Health Products and Food Branch of Health Canada, the Natural Health Products Directorate (NHPD) is the regulating authority for natural health products for sale in Canada

NATUROPATHIC MEDICINE

Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors
www.naturopathicassoc.ca

Association for licensed naturopaths in Canada. The site provides information on the benefits of naturopathic medicine and recent updates.

Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine
www.ccnm.edu

Tradional Chinese Medicine in Canada

College of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncturists of Canada www.ctcma.bc.ca

CTCMAC is a products licensing authority established in British Columbia. This site provides information, news and events and also some photographs.

The Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture Association of Canada
www.cmaac.ca/

This is the homepage for the CMAAC. Includes links to a progress report. This organization’s goal is to unite western and eastern medicine.

MEDICAL RESEARCH CENTERS

Ener-Chi Health
http://www.enerchihealth.com/

A Nurse's Guide to Quality Information Resources & Products on Complementary & Alternative Medicine

Biomira Inc
http://www.biomira.com

Biomira is investigating therapeutic cancer vaccines in clinical trials in Canada. This is the website.

CAMera: Complementary & Alternative Medicine Education and Research Network of Alberta
http://www.cameraresearchnetwork.ab.ca/

This website was founded to help researchers and practitioners with an interest in CAM overcome the barriers of conducting CAM research.

Canadian Institutes of Health Research
http://www.cihr-irsc.gc.ca/

Canadian Institutes of Health Research is Canada's premier health research funding agency.

INCAM: Canadian Interdisciplinary Network of Complementary & Alternative Medicine Research
http://www.incamresearch.ca

An interdisciplinary collaborative research network, created for excellence in complementary and alternative medicine research in Canada.

MMI Student Projects: Complementary and Alternative Medicine
http://sprojects.mmi.mcgill.ca/cam/

CAM research site at McGill University.

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