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 Laura Borghi, Council member

Born in Milan, Italy,1956. Medical degree (M. D.) in 1981, specialization in Biochemistry and Clinical Chemistry in 1984. Degree in arts (artistic formation at the Scuola superiore d'Arte applicata all'industria del Museo civico artistico di Milano) in 1984. Clinical work as physician from 1981, since 1990 in private practice. Training in Anthroposophic Medicine at the Ita Wegman Klinik, Arlesheim, and at the Weleda Farmaceuticals in Basel, Switzerland.

From1998 to 2010 consulting physician with Weleda Italia, responsible of the Scientific Services. From 1999 until 2005 she is Secretary and Member of the Directive Board of SIMA (Società Italiana di Medicina Antroposofica) and since 2010 she is Chairman of SIMA. 

Since 2002 she organizes and teaches with other collegues the Formation course of Anthroposophic Medicine, recognized by the Italian Health Ministery, which is part of the "Programma di Educazione Continua in Medicina. Since 2011 she is designated and since 2012 elected member of the Executive Board of the IVAA.

Member of editorial board.

Laura Borghi, MD
via L. Settembrini 41
I – 20124 Milano


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