ECHAMP’s call’s on MEP’s

July 23, 2019

ECHAMP calls on MEPs to support initiatives in favour of homeopathic and anthroposophic medicinal products Homeopathic and anthroposophic medicinal products have been safely on the market in Europe for decades. The specific EU legislation for homeopathic medicinal products has deep roots in their broad use in the EU Member States and is based on the…

Conference ‘the future of health’

July 8, 2019

11 and 12 July the multi-stakeholder health conference ‘the future of health’, organised by Patient Access Partnership, will take place in Brussels. Collective priorities and actions that are needed to advance the UN sustainable development agenda 2030 in Europe will be defined. The conference will expand on the conclusions made during previous multi-stakeholder health conferences.…

His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales, Patron of the Faculty of Homeopathy

June 25, 2019

The Faculty of Homeopathy is delighted to announce His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales as Patron of the Faculty of Homeopathy. Dr Gary Smyth, President of the Faculty of Homeopathy comments “As the Faculty celebrates its 175th anniversary this year, it is an enormous honour for us to receive the Patronage of His Royal…

The effectiveness of Anthroposophic Arts Therapy for anxiety in adult women

June 13, 2019

A randomised controlled trial led by Annemarie Abbing, together with Dr Erik W. Baars, Leo de Sonnelville, Anne Ponstein and Hanna Swaab concerning “The  Effectiveness of Anthroposphic Art Therapy for anxiety in Adult women” has been published in the esteemed Psychology Journal: Frontiers in Psychology. Link to the article.    

Homeopathy and intellectual honesty, a commentary

May 13, 2019

In view of the lack of plausibility regarding the principles of homeopathy, it has become fashionable to deny its therapeutic efficacy, although the evidence published on this subject suggests that it is effective. Nevertheless, scientific misinformation is being launched as an expression of ignorance or deliberate propaganda against homeopathy. The publication  “Homeopathy and Intellectual Honesty.…

Establishment of chairs for Integrative Medicine in Germany

May 10, 2019

The CSU parliamentary group has taken the initiative to establish at the Bavarian universities a chair for Integrative Medicine/Naturopathy in order to further strengthen research in this field. The CSU Group would also like to work to increase research funding in this area. With this initiative, the politicians are reacting to the growing interest of…

World Integrative Medicine Forum 2019, update

March 21, 2019

24 & 25 January 2019, the Indian government sponsored the Wimforum meeting for the second time. The mission of the World Integrative medicine Forum is to further develop evidence-based Traditional and Integrated Systems of Medicine by promoting public-private co-operation. The theme this year was the regulation of homeopathic medicines. The regulation of homeopathic medicinal products…

Today, 4 February World Cancer Day

February 4, 2019

Today, on World Cancer Day is the launch of the 3-year Campaign on the theme ‘I am and I will’. It is all about your story and your commitment. More than 1.75 million people die from cancer in Europe every year, i.e. a quarter of all deaths. Cancer cost the EU €126 billion in 2009,…

Integrative veterinary medicine: A discipline to be taken seriously

January 29, 2019

The Austrian Chamber of Veterinarians is committed to integrative and complementary veterinary medicine. With a statement, the Chamber creates awareness among public and colleagues. In order to anchor integrative medicine more firmly in the hands of veterinarians, better framework conditions are needed. The published list of requirements shows which support measures must be taken –…

Advancing global collaboration on the regulation of homeopathic medicinal products

January 29, 2019

The second World Integrated Medicine Forum on the regulation of homoeopathic medicinal products was held in Goa, India 23-25 January; the theme this time was ‘Advancing Global Collaboration.’ The event was organised by the by Central Council for Research in Homeopathy (CCRH), with the support of the Indian Ministry of AYUSH (Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy,…