Integrative medicine is indispensable in farm animal practice

integrative medicine indispensable in farm animal practice

Well-known speakers discussed during this “Day of Integrative Methods” the need for cooperation between conventional and complementary medicine; this is an innovative concept. Integrative medicine is indispensable in farm animal practice April 15, 2021, online – “A holistic approach is required!” Mag. Kurt Frühwirth, veterinarian and President of the Austrian Chamber of Veterinarians (ÖTK) opened this…

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Pluralism in veterinary medicine, with each other instead of against each other

For years we have been trying to promote cooperation between conventional veterinary medicine and complementary veterinary medical directions. The trench warfare between so-called conventional medicine and so-called complementary medicine should finally be overcome in favour of integrative veterinary medicine. The role and task of the ÖTK and also my task is not to polarize, but…

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Complementary and Alternative Medicines at stake in Spain

In Spain, the practice of Complementary and Alternative Medicine is at stake. It started two months ago when 400 Spanish medical doctors and scientists signed an open letter calling for action against, as they call it, ‘pseudo-science’. This initiative was in response to two patients who chose to treat their cancer with CAM and deceased…

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British Members of Parliament recommend complementary, traditional and natural medicine to help overstretched NHS

A new report, by the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Integrated Healthcare (PGIH), urges the NHS to embrace complementary, traditional and natural medicine to ease the mounting burden on service provision. The report, “Integrated Healthcare: Putting the Pieces Together”, recommends a whole person approach to health delivery focusing on prevention and tackling the root cause of…

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Information about exporting natural ingredients for health products to Europe

Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs published information about exporting natural ingredients for health products to Europe. Europe is an interesting market for exporters of natural ingredients for medicinal products.  Information that can help get these kinds of natural ingredients on the European market can be found op website of the Dutch Ministery, You can read it here.

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Opportunities on the European market for natural ingredients for health products

Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs published information about trends offering opportunities on the European market for natural ingredients for health products. The health trend and societal changes are leading to a growing demand for natural ingredients for health products. Use of alternative medicine and in particular food supplements continues to increase in Europe. Read more here…

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Harvard Medical School consider refraiming mission

Harvard Medical School (HMS) in the USA has recently announced to its faculty that it is “reassessing” the School’s mission statement. They consider reframing their mission from the sickness model to health. Whereas the current HMS mission statement lands wholly on a disease focus, HMS asks recipients to provide input on the following proposed new…

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European Antibiotic Awareness Day on November 18

Keeping antibiotics effective, is everyone’s responsibility. European Center for Disease, Prevention and Control (ECDC) is asking health organisations, governmental institutes and professionals to participate in the European Antibiotics Awareness Day event. That day the focus will be on #KeepAntibioticsWorking. On November 15, 2018 there will be also a live tweeting event in Brussels. EUROCAM will…

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