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

Dr Christoph Wirz, Treasurer

Born 1957 in St. Gallen/Switzerland. Medical studies in Fribourg (CH) and Basel (CH). 1983 doctoral theses. 1984-1989 clinical work in several hospitals in Switzerland and spezialisation in general practice. Studies of anthroposophic medicine since 1980 at the Goetheanum (training for students), 1988/89 he worked at the Lukas Klink in Arlesheim. 2006 elected as member of the council of the Swiss anthroposophic doctors association "Vereinigung anthroposophisch orientierter Aerzte der Schweiz" (VAOAS). Since 2013 treasurer oft he IVAA.

Member of editorial board.

Dr. med. Christoph Wirz
Notkerstrasse 17
CH-9000 St. Gallen

Last update 12.5.2016 ©IVAA 2016


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