National Health Federation


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National Health Federation

An organisation that exerts political pressure to secure “health freedom” and “freedom of medical choice” on behalf of alternative medicine practitioners, their families, and “health food” consumers. The organisation has neither medical or scientific affiliations, and subscribes to the belief that organised medicine, the pharmaceutical industry, and other “special interest” groups have controlled legislation that does not serve the interests of the American public in terms of healthcare.

National Health Federation

Fringe medicine An organization that exerts political pressure to secure 'health freedom' and 'freedom of medical choice' on behalf of alternative medicine practitioners, their families, and 'health food' consumers. See Alternative medicine; Cf National Council Against Health Care Fraud, Quackery, Unproven methods for cancer management.
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The National Health Federation (NHF) was the only other delegation to argue in support of India's position; and the chairman, in the first in a long series of incorrect decisions, told India and NHF that they missed the point, that Codex is "adjusting to industry practices," and that the language will stay in.
Aquaculture production practices aimed at minimizing fertilizer dispersal from closed, farmed fish, and shellfish operations into open waters were next debated, with the European Union, Italy, and the National Health Federation arguing for retaining wording that such dispersal must be restricted.
The exhibition is organized by the Tunis International Fairs Company, in collaboration with the National Health Federation stemming from the Tunisian Industry, Trade and Handicrafts Union (UTICA), under the aegis of the Public Health and Industry and Trade Ministries.
organized to counteract legislation to fluoridate waters, she was a member of the Natural Foods Association and a life member of the National Health Federation, dedicated to the protection of health freedoms.
The National Health Federation presents the 1997 Natural Health Show noon to 9 p.
Privitera has served on the board of several top health organizations, including the National Health Federation and his experience and expertise will significantly contribute to the Company's mission.
Trowbridge also served as chairman of the board of governors of the National Health Federation (NHF) in 1989 and as president of the Great Lakes College of Clinical Medicine (GLCCM, now ICIM) in 1995-1996.
He was the son of Victor Irons, cofounder of the National Health Federation.
First, I am not sure why I am choosing to include the perspectives of the National Health Federation and Chowka's.

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