Complementary and Alternative Medicine
CAM - for a healthier Europe

News about CAM

Antibiotics Awareness Day
Posted: 16th November 2017

Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) has an important role to play in reducing the problem of antimicrobial resistance. More info here......

Click to read more...

Complementary medicine in Switzerland now a mandatory health insurance service
Posted: 18th June 2017

The Swiss Federal Government has decided that the following disciplines of complementary medicine will be fully covered by mandatory health insurance (basic insurance) as from 1 August 2017: anthroposophical medicine, classical homoeopathy, traditional.....

Click to read more...

NATO increasingly utilising Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM)
Posted: 4th January 2016

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation NATO, and more specifically its Task Force Human Factors and Medicine, has presented a report including guidelines to incorporate Complementary and Integrative Medicine into medical systems......

Click to read more...

CAM in cancer care - a European report
Posted: 4th January 2016

The use of CAM in cancer patients in association with mainstream treatments such as chemotherapy, radiation and surgery is steadily increasing over the past 20 years. A recent meta-analysis (2012).....

Click to read more...

CAM usage very high in Italian children
Posted: 3rd June 2014

The usage of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) in children has considerably increased, especially for pain and chronic conditions. A recent study showed that CAM was used in 76% of.....

Click to read more...

WHO promotes integration of CAM into national healthcare systems
Posted: 3rd June 2014

At the 67th session of the World Health Assembly (WHA) that took place in Geneva during 19–24 May 2014, WHO’s Traditional Medicine Strategy 2014–2023 was approved. The WHA is the.....

Click to read more...