Australian Homoeopathic Association Blog

  • Busting Homoeopathic Myths Busting Homoeopathic Myths
    17-Jun-2019

    There is no question, homoeopathy is regarded by some as controversial despite a long and productive history of use across the globe. Homoeopathy became impressively popular across Europe, America, and Australia in the 1800s.[1] Today it is used by over 200 million people worldwide.[2,3] Yet despite the...

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  • Facts about the NHMRC Homeopathy Review Facts about the NHMRC Homeopathy Review
    23-Jan-2019

    The Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (PSA) has issued guidelines as part of its Choosing Wisely campaign recommending not to ‘promote or provide homeopathic products as there is no reliable evidence of efficacy’, exclusively citing the 2015 National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)...

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  • Commonwealth Ombudsman investigation into NHMRC Homeopathy Review Commonwealth Ombudsman investigation into NHMRC Homeopathy Review
    23-Jan-2019

    The NHMRC Homeopathy Review has been under investigation by the Commonwealth Ombudsman regarding issues of scientific and administrative misconduct, supported by independent scientific investigation and Freedom of Information (FOI) documents. The following has not been publicly revealed by the...

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  • Facts about homoeopathy & homoeopathy research Facts about homoeopathy & homoeopathy research
    23-Jan-2019

    Homoeopathy is used by hundreds of millions of patients in primary healthcare settings internationally, prescribed by an estimated 500,000 medically trained health practitioners. Homoeopathy is integrated into the healthcare systems of many countries, with the World Health Organisation (WHO)...

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  • More Than Skin Deep More Than Skin Deep
    03-May-2018

    Eddie, eight months old, had a rash which seemed related to teething and excessive salivation. A number of barrier and rash creams had had no effect. The rash looked red and swollen. The baby was very restless and seemed "cranky", particularly in the evening. He kept on rubbing the rash, causing some...

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  • Public opinion ignored as TGA targets homoeopathics like Arnica Public opinion ignored as TGA targets homoeopathics like Arnica
    12-Jan-2018

    EXCLUSIVE: THE Therapeutic Goods Administration is ignoring public opinion and pushing ahead with plans to target homoeopathic products and abolish quality and safety controls, as well as ban them from making any therapeutic claims. Widely used homoeopathic products like Arnica – which is used for...

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  • The fight against private health rebate cuts The fight against private health rebate cuts
    12-Jan-2018

    As featured on 7 News Consumers are fighting back after the Government has announced their plans to cut private health insurance rebates for natural therapies starting Jan 1 2019.

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  • AHA wins Industry Award for 'Your Health Your Choice' campaign AHA wins Industry Award for 'Your Health Your Choice' campaign
    31-Oct-2017

    THE Australian Homoeopathic Association’s Your Health Your Choice campaign has taken out a National Award as Australia’s largest campaign to protect natural therapies. The campaign, managed by the AHA and created in conjunction with media agency Adoni Media was launched on July 18. Your Health...

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  • Ombudsman investigates flawed homœopathy review Ombudsman investigates flawed homœopathy review
    14-Mar-2017

    A major and influential review of homœopathy concluded that the controversial therapy doesn't work—but it was so riddled with error and bad science that it's sparked an official Commonwealth Ombudsman investigation. The full review can be read here

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