The Contribution of Anthroposophic Medicine to the Integrative Treatment of COVID-19 Patients
Online Webinar | March 24, 2021 | 18:00 – 20:15 CET | 10:00 – 12:15 PST
During the webinar on “The Contribution of Anthroposophic Medicine to the Integrative Treatment of COVID-19 Patients” anthroposophic doctors from different continents will share their experiences in the treatment of COVID-19 in diverse healthcare settings. Presenters will outline what they perceive as the added value of Anthroposophic Medicine to state-of-the-art conventional medical care for patients with COVID-19.
The webinar is organized by the International Federation of Anthroposophic Medical Associations (IVAA) and the Medical Section at the Goetheanum, in cooperation with the Academy of Integrative Health & Medicine (AIHM).
This webinar will take place on March 24, 2021, from 18:00 – 20:15 CET (10:00 – 12:15 PST), via ZOOM. It will be held in English and interpretation in Spanish will be available.
Tido von Schoen-Angerer
Vice President of IVAA | Geneva, Switzerland
Vice President of IVAA | Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Specialist in Internal Medicine | Clinic Arlesheim | Arlesheim, Switzerland
Dr. Pieter Wiederwanck is a physician specialised in Internal Medicine from South Africa. While working in various hospitals around South Africa, Pieter also worked in his own private practice in Johannesburg. Since 1992 he started working as anthroposophic doctor, with frequent visits to the anthroposophic Clinik Arlesheim in Switzerland. Since 2008 he works as Consultant in the Clinik Arlesheim, currently working variously on the ward, in casualty and with his own patients as family physician.
Specialist in Neurology | Clinic Arlesheim | Arlesheim, Switzerland
Dr. med. Robert Fitger is a specialist in neurology and a general practitioner, currently working as co-head of the Neurology Department in the Clinic Arlesheim and senior physician at the Institute of Complementary and Integrative Medicine, University of Bern, Switzerland. He did his neurological specialist training at Clinic Heidenheim, teaching hospital of the University of Ulm, at the University Clinic Berlin (Charité) and at the Otto Wagner Hospital and the Emergency Hospital in Vienna. He has had extensive practical experience with anthroposophical medicine before coming to Arlesheim, e.g. in the Havelhöhe Community Hospital Berlin, the Department of Homeotherapy Heidenheim, as a school doctor in a Waldorf School and in his own medical practice for anthroposophically extended neurology and general medicine in Vienna. Robert is a member of the AGAN (anthroposophic neurology working group in Europe) and the Collegium of the Anthroposophic Medical Education Arlesheim. He is lecturing in various anthroposophical training contexts, at the FH Campus Vienna and the Medical University of Vienna. He holds the certification as anthroposophic doctor from GAÄD, VAOAS and GAMÖ (Associations of Anthroposophic Physicians in Germany, Switzerland and Austria respectively).