EUROPEAN CENTRAL COUNCIL
OF HOMEOPATHS
Ensuring patients have access to high
quality homeopathic treatment

THE PLATFORM FOR THE HOMEOPATHY PROFESSION IN EUROPE

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17th November, 2017

Keep Antibiotics Working, European Antibiotic Awareness Day

European Antibiotic Awareness Day is on the 18th November 2017. The WHO, UN and other organizations are calling for awareness about the threat to public health of antibiotic resistance and ...

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10th October, 2017

The European Academies’ Science Advisory Council (EASAC) statement ‘Homeopathic products and practices’

ECCH represents 26 associations of homeopaths across Europe, ensuring patients have access to high quality homeopathic treatment. This statement clarifies some points in relation to the recent statement by EASAC ...

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Regulatory Status

The Legal Status of Homeopathy and Homeopathic Practitioners

Homeopathy is practised in all European countries. The regulatory status in Europe varies from country to country. Homeopaths may practise in a majority of European countries. Medical doctors with an additional qualification in homeopathy are able to practise in all countries. A small minority of countries legally restrict the practice of all medicine to medical doctors and in these countries homeopaths are currently legally unable to practise.

Neither the European Commission or the European Parliament have produced any position statement on who may or may not practise homeopathy. The delivery of health care services is considered to be a concern of each member state rather than one of the European Union. There are no agreements set up to enable homeopaths from one country to legally practise in another.

 

 

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