ARCCIM is the world-leading public health research centre focused upon critically investigating and analysing consumption, practice and policy issues around traditional, complementary and integrative health care in Australia and globally.
Our mission statement
- To subject traditional, complementary and integrative medical practice and use to rigorous research methods and critical perspectives in order to provide a broad evidence-base for patient care and health policy.
- To provide national and international leadership by informing best world practice and policy for complementary and integrative medicine use and practice within health care systems.
- To increase the depth and breadth of research capacity in relation to critical trans-disciplinary traditional, complementary and integrative medicine enquiry amongst both researchers and practitioners.
- To help guide and advance curriculum development and learning futures around the critical public health of traditional, complementary and integrative health care.