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 Madeleen Winkler, Vice-president

Madeleen Winkler, 1952, Utrecht, the Netherlands. Medical studies and specialisation General Practitioner at the University of Amsterdam. General practitioner in Therapeuticum Calendula Gouda (NL), since 1983. 1982 – 1987 GP in Arta (NL), therapeutic clinic for drug addicts. 1987 – 2002 medical consultant of Vrije School Gouda.  Consultatationbureau doctor of the public health service Gouda for children 0-4 since 2007. Editor of “Gezichtspunten”, brochures on organ donation and vaccination for children. Co-writer of “Erflaters van de geneeskunde”, a biography of famous Dutch doctors by their (grand)children, Kaandorp, van Everdingen and Mooij, Belvédère/Medidact. President of “Nederlandse Vereniging van Antroposofische Artsen” since 1998. Board member since 1999 of the Dutch umbrella organisation for Anthroposophic Medicine “Federatie Anthroposofische Gezondheidszorg”, which changed into “Nederlandse Vereniging van Antroposofische Zorgaanbieders”. Council member of IVAA since 2003, since 2009 Vice-president.


 Member of editorial board.

Madeleen Winkler, G.P.
KrugerIaan 79 
NL – 2806 EC Gouda

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