OICNM's Accreditation Journey
OICNM is accredited by the Nigerian Council of Physicians of Natural Medicine (NCPNM) and the Nigeria Association of Clinical Acupuncturists (NACA). Our college is also recognized by Lagos State Traditional Medicine Board (LSTMB) under the umbrella of Lagos State Ministry of Health.
The Open International College of Naturopathic Medicine (OICNM) takes great pride in its accreditation by two esteemed Nigerian organisations: the Nigerian Council of Physicians of Natural Medicine (NCPNM) and the Nigeria Association of Clinical Acupuncturists (NACA). These accreditations are a testament to the institution's commitment to meeting and exceeding the highest standards of naturopathic education in Nigeria.
The accreditation from (NACA) acknowledges the OICNM's commitment to excellence in acupuncture education and practice. Acupuncture is an integral part of holistic healthcare, and this accreditation reinforces the institution's focus on providing comprehensive training in this field.
Recognition by the Council of West African Provosts of Alternative Medical Colleges
The Council of West African Provosts of Alternative Medical Colleges has recognised the programmes offered by the Open International College of Naturopathic Medicine (OICNM). This recognition signifies that the OICNM's programmes meet the set requirements and standards of alternative medical education in the West African region.
By gaining recognition from this regional council, the OICNM solidifies its position as a reputable institution offering quality naturopathic education in West Africa. Students enrolled in the OICNM's programmes can be assured that their education aligns with the region's alternative medical practices and regulations.
Educational Membership with the World Naturopathic Federation (WNF)
The Open International College of Naturopathic Medicine (OICNM) is an educational member of the World Naturopathic Federation (WNF). WNF is an international organization dedicated to promoting naturopathic medicine globally, advancing research, and advocating for the recognition of naturopathy as a legitimate healthcare profession.
As an educational member with the WNF, the OICNM demonstrates its commitment to aligning with global standards and best practices in naturopathic education. This has further enhanced the OICNM's international standing and enabled students to benefit from the organisation's resources and global network of naturopathic practitioners and institutions.
Meeting Standard Requirements Set by All Accreditation Bodies
The OICNM is dedicated to maintaining the highest standards of educational excellence in all its programmes. We consistently ensure that our curriculum, faculty, facilities, and clinical training meet and exceed the requirements set by all relevant accreditation bodies, both nationally and internationally.
Our commitment to meeting these standard requirements reflects our commitment to providing students with a well-rounded, evidence-based, and comprehensive education in naturopathic medicine. By adhering to the guidelines and benchmarks set by accreditation bodies, the OICNM continues to be a leader in naturopathic education, preparing graduates to excel in their careers and make meaningful contributions to healthcare and well-being.