Today, enthusiasm in complementary medicine appears to be worldwide. Popularity in the West has grown steadily since the 1970's, advancing in the 1980s, 1990s and 2000s. Nearly half the Australian population is said to use at least one non-medially recommended remedy, with over on fifth having visited a complementary practitioner. CMPAC is the result of a funding agreement between the Commonwealth Department of Health and Ageing and ANTA .
It maintains a register of certified complementary medicine practitioners who meet the high uniform national registration standards. CMPAC introduced scopes and standards of practice by establishing guidelines for the delivery of quality health care services to the public, secures public health and safety, protect the public interest promote informed health care choices.Read More»