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 Frank Mulder, Council member

1954 Born in The Hague , Netherlands. 1984 Graduated from Utrecht State University Medical School in the Netherlands. 

1984/85 Aviation medicine and military medicine in the Dutch Royal Air Force. 1985/86 One-year full time post-graduate specialisation-course in anthroposophic medicine, at the Vrije Hogeschool, Driebergen, Netherlands . 1986 SHO at Park Attwood Clinic, a charity-based clinic near Kidderminster providing anthroposophic medicine based in-patient care. 1986/87 SHO in the former Zeylmans van Emmichoven Kliniek, Bilthoven , Netherlands, an anthroposophic hospital department. Worked especially in oncology and general medicine. 

1987/88 Specialist-GP-training in Zeist, Netherlands. 1988 Joined Park Attwood Clinic, from 1989 as NHS GP.  2004-present Initiator and Course co-organiser for the British 3 year postgraduate Antrhoposophic Doctor’s Training 2004-2005General Practice update in Maidstone, Kent 

2005-present GP in Bristol.

2007-present Training supervisor for first year medical students of the University of Bristol Medical School. 2008-present Training supervisor for GP-retainers Severn School of General Practice 

Experience in anthroposophic medicine amounts to 25 years of medical practice today. 

Since 1991 Council member of the AMA. Since 1991 Council member of the IVAA. Since 2006 Member of the UK-Government Advisory Body on the Registration of Homeopathic Medicinal Products.

Member of editorial board.

Helios Medical Centre
17 Stoke Hill
GB – Bristol BS9 1JN

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