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1 The World Organization of Natural Medicine is an international NGO accredited under International Parliament for Safety and Peace for humanitarian endeavors. WONM objectives, as established in its constitution, is the restoration and effective delivery of natural and traditional health care, and attainment of the highest level of wellness, especially for impoverished people in developing nations.

2 This presentation was prepared by: The Hon. Dr. Sheila McKenzie, President World Organization for Natural Medicine (WONM); Deputy Minister & Public Health Diplomat and Doctor of Humanitarian Service, International Parliament for Safety and Peace (IPSP); Dame of Merit Sovereign Orthodox Order of Knights Hospitallers; and Delegate of the International Blue Cross (IBC) and Grand Prior, Humanitarian Medical Order of Knights Hospitallers for Canada. The Hon. Dr. Leonard G. Horowitz, President Healthy World Organization, Founder of Healthy World Ambassadors; Member and World Leading Intellectual awardee WONM; Ambassador for the IPSP and the Sovereign Orthodox Order of Knights Hospitaller of Saint John of Jerusalem.

3 International Parliament for Safety and Peace (IPSP) The International Parliament for Safety and Peace (IPSP) was founded in 1975, and is recognized globally for its services established under International Law. The IPSP operates parallel to the United Nations, and like the United Nations, has representative Ambassadors in more than 130 countries.

4 The WONM Collaborates with the IPSP The work of our delegates and ministers promotes health, peace, freedom, and respect for life and human rights. We render support to people worldwide, encouraging moral, political, diplomatic, cultural, religious, economic and social values honoring responsible health care. The organizations seek collaborations with all nations through their representative governments to advanceTraditional Medicine.

5 The International WONM and IPSP Assists During Public Health Emergencies

6 The Mission of the WONM The Mission of the WONM affirms the restoration, sustenance, and effective delivery of Traditional Medicine, Humanitarian Medicine, and/orIntegrative Medicine in the world health care system, and the attainment of the highest level of wellness, especially for impoverished people in developing nations.

7 HUMANITARIAN HEALTHCARE TO UNDER-SERVED PEOPLE

8 WONM-IPSP The World Organization of Natural Medicine (WONM) is accredited under the IPSP for humanitarian endeavors similar to the WHO. WHO MISSION: The WHO's constitution states that its objective "is the attainment by all peoples of the highest possible level of health. Its major task is to combat disease, especially key infectious diseases, and to promote the general health of people worldwide.

9 We Help Build Schools and Clinics

10 UNIVERSITY OF HUMANITARIAN MEDICINE (UHM) The UHM is a non-profit educational institution chartered under the International Parliament for Safety and Peace (IPSP) It is the educational component of the World Organization of Natural Medicine (WONM) and collaborates with WONMs Clinics for Humanity Project. The UHMs focus is education as the key to civilizations health, peace, safety, and sustainability. The Universitys educational programs address social conditions at the root of illnesses, and the barriers toTraditional Medicine and most effective healthcare.

11 UHM CLINICAL TRAININGS UHM students and residents acquire clinical skills by administering healthcare to impoverished people worldwide using Traditional Medicine.

12 The UHMs Mission To ensure access to traditional and humanitarian medicine in healthcare globally by affecting health policies of nation states to help underserved people; and to promote humanitarian values through education in Traditional Medicine (also calledIntegrative Medicine, Humanitarian Medicine) honoring Natural Medicine.

13 UHM Also Collaborates with the Clinics for Humanity Project of the WOHM, Serving Impoverished People

14 The UHMs Goals: Develop and operate educational programs in humanitarian medicine for the general public, undergraduate and graduate students, and for practicing physicians. To provide humanitarian services in collaboration with the WONM Clinics for Humanity Project in communities with challenged technological, financial, and human resources.

15 Each One Teaches One We believe in this philosophy and practice to spread empowerment until the whole village, town, city, county, and country is better informed and self- sufficient. This can only be achieved by protecting and promoting the practice of Traditional Medicine in healthcare, along with clinical practices best suited and most cost-effective to indigenous people. Education for empowerment is the key to poverty relief, not hand-outs.

16 University of Humanitarian Medicine Foundation (UHMF) and the Canadian College of Humanitarian Medicine (CCHM) Operates to affect policy changes that increase humanitarian and Traditional Medicine in health care, while addressing the root causes of health inequities. Collaborates with other educational institutions and organizations advancing humanitarian medicine-related activities. Advances educational programs that reflect our humanitarian mission of teaching and researching to improve patient care and community service.

17 Humanitarian Action

18 Humanitarianism Humanitarianism is the doctrine that people's duty is to promote human welfare. Humanitarianism in health care embraces the idea of people administering humane treatment(s) to assist others in the safest and most cost effective manner(s). Humanitarianism drives people to save lives, alleviate suffering, and promote human dignity.

19 Disaster & Health Management Humanitarianism is based on a view that all human beings deserve respect and dignity and should be treated as such. Therefore, humanitarians work towards advancing the well-being of humanity as a whole.

20 Humanitarian Medicine Alleviates suffering, unconditionally, without financial or ulterior motive. Affirms the conviction that all people have equal dignity by virtue of their membership in humanity, thus, deserve assistance whenever needed, and where ever possible, without discrimination.

21 HUMANITARIAN MEDICINE HEALTHCARE FOR THE POOR

22 Humanitarian Medicine Embraces the humanitarian aspects of all healthcare and healing paradigms. Respects life and the premise to do no harm. Encourages treatments in Traditional Medicine. Emphasizes self-care and personal empowerment. Promotes prevention and inexpensive, and most cost- effective, health care.

23 Why UHMF-CCHM Advances Humanitarian Medicine: Governments are restricted in providing cost-effective primary and preventative healthcare to the poor. Affordable health care is also needed where allopathic medicine, including vaccinations, has failed. Health and safety is damaged by war economies. A world-wide organization is needed to advance peace along with reasonable traditional or natural health care. A most honorable and responsible paradigm for world health and lasting peace is available now by advancing Humanitarian Medicine.

24 The UHMF-CCHM Advances a New Concept in Health Care Delivery

25 UNIVERSITIES FEDERATION The WONM-University of Humanitarian Medicine Federation (UHM) was founded to develop an educational and clinical network of organizations and leaders serving medical, economic, social, cultural and humanitarian needs worldwide. Our federation includes: (1) an international community of scholars, (2) a Humanitarian Resource Institute, and (3) a think tank to support organizational goals and missions.

26 CLINICS FOR HUMANITY CANADA A non-profit, non-governmental, politically and religiously neutral organization that is accredited, recognized, and supported by the World Organization of Natural Medicine (WONM) as its international clinical arm.

27 UHMF-CCHM Group to Haiti

28 WONM-UHM Offers Memberships, CE Courses, and Degree Programs in Natural Medicine WONM-University of Humanitarian Medicine post graduate fellowships and training programs are available to members only and include doctors and practitioners of traditional or natural medicine. Doctoral and post-graduate candidates are restricted to graduates of affiliated educational institutions (members of the WONM Universities Federation). Candidates are responsible for conducting research and publishing their findings on effective traditional/natural health care methods and materials.

29 We Welcome Your Application and Participation.... We are expanding the Clinics for Humanity Project in various parts of the world, serving needy communities. Thank you for your interest and support.


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