The National Health and Medical Research Council and the Consumers Health Forum of Australia have released a revised joint statement reflecting the growing recognition of the place of consumers and
community in health research.
The Statement on Consumer and Community Involvement in Health and Medical Research revises the initial joint statement released by the two organisations in 2002.
The vision of the Statement is:
Consumers, community members, researchers and research organisations working in partnerships, to improve the health and well-being of all Australians through health and
NHMRC and CHF will work together to promote the aims of the Statement and will regularly review the Statement to ensure it remains contemporary and in line with emerging practice.
The Statement is available on the NHMRC website and the CHF website.