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Expert committee report: Complementary Medicines in the Australian Health System

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Expert Committee on Complementary Medicines in the Health System

31 October 2003

To help inform the Government's response and to enable a wide input of views on the findings and recommendations of the Expert Committee on Complementary Medicines in the Health System, the Parliamentary Secretary released the Report for stakeholder consultation in October 2003. The consultation period closed on 30 January 2004.

Report to the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Health and Ageing

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Complementary medicines in the Australian health system - Report to the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Health and Ageing (pdf,992kb)*

Contents

  • Chairman's preface
  • Executive summary
  1. Introduction
  2. The national regulatory controls for complementary medicines
  3. Adverse reactions
  4. Information and advertising
  5. Healthcare practitioners
  6. Industry
  7. Administrative and advisory mechanisms
  • Appendixes
    1. Abbreviations
    2. Glossary of complementary healthcare practitioners
    3. Implementation timetable