Austrian AMR Action Plan confirms the potential of homeopathy

April 13, 2022

The latest version of the Austrian government’s National Action Plan on Antimicrobial Resistance (NAP-AMR) confirms the potential of homeopathy and other complementary medicines in tackling antimicrobial resistance (AMR). AMR has been identified as one of the greatest health threats worldwide. The World Health Organization (WHO), the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO),…

MEP Interest Group on Integrative Medicine and Health, new members

April 11, 2022

EUROCAM, which runs the secretariat of the MEP Interest Group on Integrative Medicine and Health, welcomes two new members of the European Parliament who have recently joined the group: Romana JERKOVIĆ is a Croatian politician and member of the European Parliament for the Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament…

Establishment of the WHO Global Centre for Traditional Medicine

March 28, 2022

March 25, 2022 | The World Health Organization (WHO) and the Government of India today signed an agreement to establish the WHO Global Centre for Traditional Medicine. This global knowledge centre for traditional medicine, supported by an investment of USD 250 million from the Government of India, aims to harness the potential of traditional medicine…

Position Paper ‘Role of CAM and Integrative Oncology in the context of cancer’ published

March 21, 2022

March 21, 2022 | The publishing of EUROCAM’s Position paper on ‘The role of Complementary Medicine (CAM) and Integrative Oncology in the context of Cancer’ comes as the European Parliament adopts its report, highlighting the need for evidence-based Integrative Medicine to be included in the implementation of Europe’s Beating Cancer Plan. EUROCAM welcomes the recent adoption…

Homeopathy for acute otitis media and upper respiratory infections in children

January 6, 2022

Homeopathic Medications as Clinical Alternatives for Symptomatic Care of Acute Otitis Media and Upper Respiratory Infections in Children The public health and individual risks of inappropriate antibiotic prescribing and conventional over-the-counter symptomatic drugs in the pediatric treatment of acute otitis media (AOM) and upper respiratory infections (URIs) are significant. Clinical research suggests that over-the-counter homeopathic…

NIH-funded study on pain management

September 1, 2021

Chronic Low Back Pain most common source of chronic pain Chronic Low Back Pain (CLBP) is the most common source of chronic pain in the United States and globally. Though the use of surgery and pharmaceutical interventions to manage CLBP is rising, the body of evidence has led to pain education and cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT)…

Integrative medicine is indispensable in farm animal practice

April 28, 2021
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…

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

February 24, 2021

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…

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…

Evidence-based homeopathy and veterinary homeopathy

October 8, 2020

Narrative Review “Evidence-based homeopathy and veterinary homeopathy, and its potential to help overcome the antimicrobial resistance problem – an overview” published in a conventional peer-reviewed journal in October 2020 Dr Petra Weiermayer, Prof Michael Frass, Dr Thomas Peinbauer and Dr Liesbeth Ellinger, two human physicians and two veterinarians, have written a narrative review in the…