Anthroposophic medicine and antimicrobial resistance (AMR)

Rising antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a major global health problem - Studies show the significant potential from anthroposophic and other integrative medicine approaches to safely reduce antimicrobial use. Find  IVAAs statement  here.

Have as well a look at the presentation prepared for the CAM Interest Group, European Parliament, Bruxelles 1April 2014 

In November 2015, on occasion of the "Antibiotics Awareness Day", the IVAA together with EUROCAM published the position paper

 The role of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) in reducing the problem of antimicrobial resistance

About IVAA

Mission statement

functions as umbrella organisation for anthroposophic medical associations worldwide with regard to the representation of anthroposophic medicine in political and legal affairs on European and international level.

In particular, the IVAA focuses on safeguarding:

  1. the legal status of anthroposophic medicine as a integrative medical system
  2. the availability of medicinal products on the market, necessary for the anthroposophic medical approach
  3. the accessibility of other anthroposophic treatments, including art therapies, eurythmy therapy and many other treatments belonging to the anthroposophic medical system

Furthermore the IVAA focuses on safeguarding pluralism in medicine with regard to

  1. rights of patients to use the treatment of their choice,
  2. rights of physicians to offer the best available treatment for their patients.

Find here the Constitution of the IVAA

Find here the IVAA flyer for more information. Feel free to download the flyer.





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