IHWA is proud to support and promote initiatives that showcase the effectiveness of wellness therapies, and the positive impact that we can make as an industry on the world.


Wellness Evidence

Wellness Evidence is the world’s first portal designed to help people explore medical evidence for the most common wellness therapies.


Prof. Marc Cohen, PhD.
RMIT, Australia

The WORLD (Wellness Outcomes from Residential Lifestyle Destination) Retreat Study aims to assess the impact of Wellness Retreat experiences on vital aspects of health, including measures such as: depression, anxiety, stress, mood, sleep, health symptoms, quality of life and cognitive function.

Headed by Prof. Marc Cohen of Australia’s RMIT university, this study will be conducted with the guests of 20 of the world’s leading wellness resorts. IHWA is delighted that several of its members will be participating in this prestigious and important study. We look forward to reporting updates and outcomes to you as the study progresses.

For more information, please contact dhevaksha.naidoo@gmail.com

If you know of any other research relating to Wellness or the Wellness Industry, or would like to propose a study, please Contact Us.