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…

1st International Conference for Homeopathy, Agriculture and the Environment

November 20, 2023

On 4 and 5 December, the first online International Conference for Homeopathy, Agriculture and the Environment and the 2nd Agrohomeopathy Symposium will be held. This International Conference is jointly organised by the European Committee for Homeopathy (ECH) and Associação Brasileira de Homeopatia na Agricultura e Ambiente (Abhama). Homeopathy has been proven to be an effective method…

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.

EU Elections 2024 manifesto of the EU4Health CSA

June 12, 2023

EUROCAM, member of the EU4Health Civil Society Alliance (EU4Health CSA) co-signed the ‘EU Elections 2024 Manifesto’ together with 29 other health civil society organizations. This manifesto aims to emphasize the importance of health on the European Union’s political agenda. To achieve this goal, the EU4Health Civil Society Alliance has identified ten key priorities to be…

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.

Peoples Declaration for Traditional, Complementary and Integrative Medicine

July 1, 2022

14 June was the website launch of ‘the People’s declaration for Traditional, Complementary and Integrative Healthcare. This declaration calls for the respectful collaboration between traditional, complementary and biomedical practices with the aim of achieving a person-centred and holistic approach to health. The healthcare we desire: Focuses on the whole person in its physical, mental, social…

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),…