In contrast to other work in this field, this book views alternative health as a social movement, and shows commonalities between the cultural left and the religious right that can help form a new healthcare paradigm.

National Center for Complimentary and Alternative Medicine

2000 Expanding Horizons of Healthcare: Five-year Strategic Plan, 2001-2005.

National Institute of Health Publication No. 01-5001. Gaithersburg, Maryland:

National Institutes of Health.

In this report, the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) outlines the first ever, five-year-strategic plan covering the years 2000-2005. The report consists of four major sections. In the first, the NCCAM argues the case to take action through research. The second portion discusses future direction for the field. The third section details the strategic plan its self, while the fourth section covers the appendices. The report places the majority of concentration on the strategic plan outline, in which the mission and vision...
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