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NHMRC Draft Information Paper: Evidence on the effectiveness of homeopathy for treating health conditions submission

This submission reflects the views of
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Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Pyschiatrists
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Medical college
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Q1. Is the draft Information Paper presented and written in a manner that is easy to understand?: 

The draft information paper is clearly written, understandable, and makes the best use of the available evidence.

Q2. Does the draft Information Paper clearly outline how the evidence was reviewed and interpreted by the Homeopathy Working Committee?: 

Yes. However,the lack of executive summary may make the information paper less accessible to the general community.

The RANZCP recommends that the ‘Summary of Evidence’ section on page 10 is moved further up within the document, or that an executive summary is written, to improve the document's accessibility to community members.

Q3. Is there additional evidence on the effectiveness of homeopathy for the treatment of clinical conditions in humans that needs to be considered? To be considered in public consultation any additional evidence must:: 


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