Enhancing cancer care in Europe through integrative oncology

June 26, 2024

In the framework of the European Week Against Cancer 2024, the MEP Interest Group on Integrative Medicine and Health, in collaboration with the European Society for Integrative Medicine (ESIM) and Experts from Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, hosted an online webinar on Monday, May 27, focusing on the added value of Integrative Oncology. Integrative Oncology is…

Welcoming Elisa Baldini as newly elected EUROCAM Chair

May 22, 2024

With new people on board its EX-CO, EUROCAM is ready for the next EU Parliamentary term.  With a reinforced Executive Committee, EUROCAM has further strengthened its capacity to promote complementary and integrative healthcare across Europe. We welcome Elisa Baldini as the newly elected Chair, with a one-year mandate. Elisa Baldini is the Secretary General of the International…

Webinar: A new look into cancer care – The added value of Integrative Oncology

May 15, 2024

This month, the MEP Interest Group on Integrative Medicine and Health will host a webinar on the added value of Integrative Oncology, in partnership with the European Society for Integrative Medicine (ESIM) and Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin. Integrative Oncology is a holistic and patient-centered approach to cancer care. Integrative Oncology utilises practices from different medical…

MEP Michèle Rivasi passed away on 29 November 2023

November 30, 2023

With deep sadness, we announce the unexpected passing of the French Greens/ EFA MEP, Michèle Rivasi, on the morning of Wednesday, 29 November. A statement from the Greens European Free Alliance states that Michèle’s “remarkable career, her passionate political battles and her empathy have left their mark on all those who had the chance to meet her.” Michèle Rivasi was a much-appreciated…

Antimicrobial Resistance, a missing strategy – The role of Traditional, Complementary, and Integrative Healthcare

November 20, 2023

During World AMR Awareness Week, organised yearly by the WHO from 18 to 24 November 2023, EUROCAM published its paper ‘Antimicrobial Resistance, a Missing Strategy – the Role of Traditional, Complementary, and Integrative Healthcare’. Resolving Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) needs a cross-sectoral and multi-disciplinary One Health approach, with health promotion at its core. Prioritising health in…

The first WHO Traditional Medicine Global Summit

August 14, 2023

The first WHO Traditional Medicine Global Summit will take place on 17 and 18 August 2023 in India. For centuries, Traditional and Complementary medicine has been an integral resource for health in households and communities.

TCIH Coalition coordinated dialogue with the WHO

July 18, 2023

During a virtual meeting with WHO Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus and a group of WHO senior officials, representatives of more than 300 civil society organisations (CSOs) and over 600 people brought the full force of the knowledge and expertise on traditional, complementary, and integrative health to the forefront This virtual dialogue was coordinated by…

Breakfast Roundtable on Integrative Oncology in the European Parliament highlights benefits for cancer patients

June 13, 2023

On Thursday, 7 June, the MEP Interest Group on Integrative Medicine and Health hosted a breakfast roundtable at the European Parliament, focusing on the role of Integrative Oncology in improving cancer treatment outcomes for patients. The event, organised by EUROCAM and hosted by MEP Manuela Ripa on behalf of the Interest Group, aimed to explore how Integrative Oncology can help reduce patient suffering and enhance long-term prospects while exchanging on best practices for integrating complementary cancer care across Europe. Building upon the discussions initiated during the 2021 Integrative Oncology conference, the roundtable emphasised the importance for continued actions at European level in this field.

World Health Assembly decides to develop new WHO Traditional Medicine Strategy

June 1, 2023

The World Health Assembly met for their 76th session in Geneva from May 21 to 30 and adopted a decision for WHO’s current Traditional Medicine Strategy to be extended until 2025 and for WHO to develop a new 2025-2034 global strategy in the meantime.

Official Launch MEP Interest Group on Integrative Medicine and Health

December 8, 2020

European Parliament event Hosted by Interest Group MEPs: Sirpa Pietikäinen, Michèle Rivasi Tilly Metz, Eleonora Evi, and Margrete Auken, this virtual event was chaired by Sirpa Pietikäinen, organised by EUROCAM, and video linked with over 700 attendees across Europe. Meeting the demand of EU citizens The Interest Group on Integrative Medicine and Health brings together…