• Welcome
    Welcome to the Jacka Foundation of Natural Therapies
  • The Jacka Foundation of Natural Therapies
    The Jacka Foundation of Natural Therapies advancing natural therapies by facilitating leadership and mentoring in research and practice
  • 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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  • The Jacka Foundation is delighted to announce new funding of six million dollars to NICM Health Research Institute for research into complementary and integrative medicine.
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  • Two scholarship recipients upgraded from Masters to PhD. Read more ...
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  • 14th International Conference on Complementary Medicine Research to be held in Brisbane, 7-10 May 2019
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  • The Australasian Society of Lifestyle Medicine was named NGO of the year in the PRIME awards held in Sydney in September 2018.
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  • Meet the new naturopathy research fellows and read more about the International Naturaphy Research Leadership program.
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  • Astana Declaration on Primary Health Care acknowledges importance of traditional natural medicine in improving health outcomes. The World Naturopathic Federation, working with the World Health Organisation, contributed to this latest version of the Declaration, which sets out the principles underpinning Public Health
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  • In September 2018 JFNT Board members visited the National Institute of Integrative Medicine in Melbourne, meeting with the Founding Director, Professor Avni Sali, and Director of Education, Assoc. Professor Kylie O’Brien.
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  • Congratulations to Judy Jacka on being awarded the Lady Cilento Award by Complementary Medicines Australia. Presented by CEO Carl Gibson at the conference gala dinner, 26th October 2017, in Sydney.
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  • Industry News - Projects - Research - International Visitors. See link to the latest NICM July 2018 newsletter.
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  • On 9 April 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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  • 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
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