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Europe celebrates International Homeopathy Awareness day

260 years on from the birth of homeopathy's founder, Samuel Hahnemann, homeopathic associations all over Europe celebrate International Homeopathy day.

A range of events will be taking place across Europe to mark International Homeopathy day. Click here to find out more. 

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New website on CAM regulation launched

The new NAFKAM website on CAM regulation which was launched on March 11th.

The National Research Center in Complementary and Alternative Medicine's (NAFKAM) intention with the new website is to strengthen the dissemination of the CAMbrella results as well as to contribute to continuous work on informing the public of the regulation of CAM in Europe. NAFKAM welcome the forwarding of news to enable to website to be as up-to-date as possible. 

You can view the new website here. 




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CAM at EPSO conference in Oslo

CAM will feature as part of the European Partnership for Supervisory Organisations in Health Services and Social Care (ESPO) conference on 16-17 April in Oslo, Norway.

On Friday 17 April there will be presentations related to “Regulation/Supervision of Complementary and Alternative Medicine”:

- (10:45- 11:05) Legal status and regulation of Complementary and Alternative medicine in 27 member states and 12 related countries in Europe, by Solveig Wiesener, CAM, Norway;

- (11:05- 11:25) Alternative and Complementary Medicine in the EU context by Basia Kutryba, president of the Working Group on Patient Safety of the European Union High Level Group ;

- (11:25-11:35) Reflections from WHO on ‘concepts and steps of quality improvement and patient safety for adjustment and application to Traditional and Complementary Medicine’, by Agnes Leotsakos, Programme Lead, Education and Global Capacity Building, Safety and Quality of Care in Service Delivery, World Health Organisation; (by videoconference);

- 11:35-11:45) Reflections from the supervisory perspective on alternative and complementary medicine by prof. Geir Sverre Braut, Norway;

- (11:45-12:00) Discussion and question.

To view the complete programme, click here

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Barcelona celebrates 125 years of homoeopathy

The AMHB, the Academia Medico Homeopatica de Barcelona, will be 125 years old on 18 April 2015. This is an opportunity to increase the visibility of homoeopathy. A one day conference has been arranged to commemorate this occasion. Please follow the link below for more information and registration:


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Harmonised Proving Guidelines - HRI 2015 Pre-Conference Workshop

Pre-Conference workshop due to be held ahead of HRI's research conference in Rome, in order to help develop provings guidelines.

Ahead of this year's HRI conference, a pre-conference workshop will be held to facilitate discussion about the revision of provings guidelines, with the objective being to harmonise ECH and LMHI provings guidelines in order to produce a document for best practice.

The workshop represents an excellent opportunity to contribute ideas and comments to help inform revised guidelines - due to be published in 2016.


Click here for more information.

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