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

Consultations and Comments

IVAA consultation response to the WHO European Region´s review: "European Review of Social Determinants of Health and the Health Divide" (24.11.2011) read more (pdf) 

IVAA consultation response to: COM(2011) 48 GREEN PAPER "From Challenges to Opportunities: Towards a Common Strategic Framework for EU Research and Innovation funding (20.5.2011)  

IVAA comments on The European Medicines Agency Road Map to 2015: The Agency’s Contribution to Science, Medicines, Health (30.4.2010)

IVAA consultation response to the EU Commission´s Consultation on: “The EU Role on global health” (9.12.2009)

IVAA position on the Draft HMPWG document “Points to Consider on Stability Testing of Homeopathic Medicinal Products” (8.4.2009)

IVAA consultation response to the DG SANCO Green Paper ‘Workforce for Health’ COM(2008)725/3 (23.3.2009)

IVAA consultation response to the Public consultation of the EMEA/CHMPWorking Group with Healthcare Professionals’ Organizations (HCP WG) on Information on medicines, Pharmacovigilance and involvement of professionals’ healthcare organizations. (30.9.2008)

IVAA position on the DG SANCO Work-Plan 2009 (30.9.2008)

IVAA consultation response to DG SANCO OPEN consultation on Patient Safety(15.5.2008)

IVAA consultation response to the Public Consultation of the EU Commission, DG Enterprise and Industry on Legal proposal on information to patients. (6.4.2008)

IVAA consultation response to SCENIHR preliminary report on “The safety of dental amalgam and alternative dental restoration materials for patients and users” (17.2.2008)

IVAA comments on Draft Report by Adriana Poli Bortone on the Commission’s White Paper on nutrition, overweight and obesity related health issues) (11.2.2008)

IVAA comments on European Commission DG Enterprise: The future of pharmaceuticals for Human use in Europe (11.10.2007)

IVAA consultation response to the Commission’s report to the Council and the European Parliament [COM(2007)XXX], entitled: “Report on the experience acquired as a result of the application of the provisions of Chapter 2a of the Directive 2001/83/EC (introduced by Directive 2004/24/EC) on specific provisions applicable to herbal medicinal products” (24.7.2007) 

IVAA consultation response to PROMOTING HEALTH AND FIGHTING ILLNESS AS MAJOR POLITICAL CHALLENGES IN THE EU. Comments in response to the reflections of Commissioner David Byrne for the future EU health strategy (22.9.2004)

Last update 29.3.2013 ©IVAA 2016


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