American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP)
The AANP is the primary agency representing the interests of the profession of naturopathic medicine in the US Based in Washington, D.C., it actively supports, promotes and advocates on behalf of naturopathic physicians. It cooperates and often collaborates with other agencies and programs (like the AANMC) that share similar goals. From the AANP mission:
"To transform the health care system from disease management to health promotion by incorporating the principles of naturopathic medicine."
The Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors (CAND)
Association Canadienne des Docteurs en Naturopathie
The CAND is the professional association in Canada which represents the interests of naturopathic doctors and promotes naturopathic medicine throughout the country. It facilitates communication within the profession, advocates for regulatory change at the federal level and educates the public and other health care professionals about the benefits of naturopathic medicine. The CAND vision:
"To be a strong voice in Canadian health care and to ensure the optimal health of Canadians through the active promotion of the art and science of naturopathic medicine and the advancement of its practice."
Oncology Association of Naturopathic Physicians (OncANP)
OncANP is a professional association recognized as an affiliate of the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP). It is the intention of OncANP to support naturopathic oncology residency education and enhance the survival and quality of life for people living with cancer through the integration of naturopathic oncology into cancer care. OncANP's mission:
"To advance the philosophy, science and practice of naturopathic oncology."