• Welcome
    Welcome to the Jacka Foundation of Natural Therapies
  • The Jacka Foundation of Natural Therapies
    The Jacka Foundation of Natural Therapies is a not-for-profit charitable fund that promotes awareness, understanding and use of natural therapies.
  • The World Naturopathic Federation was established in Paris, France in 2015. The WNF represents naturopathic organizations from around the world and its role is to promote and advance the naturopathic profession...
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  • Since its inception in 2010 the Jacka Foundation’s major focus has been the awarding of grants to support research and development in areas relevant to the naturopathy profession.
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  • In 2015 the Jacka Foundation awarded three postgraduate scholarships.
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  • International Congress on Integrative Medicine and Health (ICIMH), Nevada May 2016

    ICNM July 2016 Barcelona

    Naturopathic Summit August 2016 Kingscliff, NSW.

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  • On 9 July 2016 Judy Jacka, Vice-Chair of the Jacka Foundation of Natural Therapies, was made an Honorary Fellow of Western Sydney University. The award was made in recognition of Judy's leadership in the naturopathic profession and her roles as a practitioner, educator, writer and philanthropist. The award was part of a graduation ceremony at WSU, during which Judy received her Fellowship and was the guest speaker. She was introduced by Professor Barney Glover, Vice-Chancellor of the…
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  • An initiative of the Australian Research Centre for Complementary and Integrative Medicine in partnership with the Jacka Foundation.First seminar Sydney 6 May, seminars in Melbourne and Brisbane to be announced soon.
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  • Would you consider donating to the future of naturopathy research?
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  • Benefits of natural therapies

    Benefits of natural therapies

    * Natural therapies are an accessible and well-accepted form of healthcare * Natural therapies suit a wide range of age groups and health conditions * Most therapies are non-invasive, have few side effects, and can be used together with conventional medicine * Natural therapies have both preventive and healing actions * There is a large and growing body of research that demonstrates the effectiveness of natural therapies
  • The natural therapies industry continues to grow

    The natural therapies industry continues to grow

    Herbal medicine is booming; the international herbal medicine market is forecast to reach $93 billion per year by 2015 The natural therapies industry is an important contributor to the Australian economy; it generates revenue of $3.1 billion per year and is predicted to grow at about 6% per year over the next five years The industry provides employment for about 29,000 Australians It is estimated that 2 in 3 Australians use natural therapies each year
  • Scholarships available from other Institutions.
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