HRI gives input to consultation on flawed Australian NHMRC homeopathy report
The Homeopathy Research Institute (HRI) welcomes attempts to critically evaluate the evidence base for homeopathy, providing this is done accurately and objectively. Sadly, the draft Information Paper on Homeopathy recently released by Australia's National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) is based on an evidence review which fails on both these counts.
The Information Paper aims to communicate the findings from the NHMRC's Overview Report: ‘Effectiveness of Homeopathy for Clinical Conditions: Evaluation of the Evidence’ to the general public. The NHMRC's one sentence conclusion states that the evidence 'fails to demonstrate that homeopathy is an effective treatment for any of the reported clinical conditions'.
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