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File PDFECHAMP response
to the "Preamble to the consolidated list of justified homeopathic stocks"
File PDFECHAMP response
to the "fourth list entries of stocks for which homeopathic use is justified”
ECHAMP confirms Schmidt Nagel as new partner
At its annual Membership Assembly in Marseille on 17 April, ECHAMP was pleased to welcome its first extraordinary partner, the homeopathic medicine company Schmidt Nagel from Switzerland.
Jobs and traineeships
File PDFECHAMP Office Assistant
Task ECHAMP office assistant
File PDFOpen letter to the President of the Spanish Government
Concerning the registration process in Spain
File PDFECHAMP position on xEVMPD notifications for art. 14 products
The pharmacovigilance requirements shall apply to homeopathic medicinal products, with the exception of homeopathic medicinal products registered further to the special, simplified registration procedure under Article 14(1) of Directive 2001/83/EC.
Australian report: Join the global campaign
A new global campaign, ‘Release the First Report,’ invites the international community to put pressure on the Australian government to correct the mistake it made when the Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) published its 2015 information paper on homeopathy.
File PDFAnnual report 2017
“Continued dialogue is needed to create balanced regulation that works in an increasingly global context.”
File PDFECHAMP response
to the "Study supporting the Evaluation of the European Medicines Agency Fee System"
June 2018
Comments on the Pharmeuropa monograph 30.2, meeting with HMPWG preparation
Homeopathy: treatment observations, therapeutic goals and criteria for healing
The annual conference of WissHom, the German Scientific Society for Homeopathy will discuss what is a realistic outcome of homeopathic treatment.
Reducing the need for antibiotics with CAM
Scientists report that the contribution of CAM treatment strategies to reducing the use of antibiotics is promising and supported by an increasing amount of evidence. CAM treatments have a role to play in the treatment of upper respiratory tract infections.
Membership Assembly
Description of the role of the Membership Assembly
Evaluation of the European Medicines Agency Fee System: public consultation
ECHAMP will submit its answers to the public consultation on the Study supporting the Evaluation of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) Fee System. ECHAMP’s deadline for comments is 30 June 2018.
Following the debate: homeopathy and anthroposophic medicine
Homeopathy continues to hit the headlines in Europe and elsewhere, with more negative stories about homeopathy than usual in the media in the last few months, often based on incomplete or biased information. At the same time, in a number of countries, the homeopathic community is fighting back more openly, with active campaigns in UK, Australia, Germany and Sweden. Although the media is less inclined to cover the positive stories, in some cases the responses and campaigns are gaining traction. This month-by-month summary of recent news items includes both positive and negative stories, supported by useful background to give you the facts behind the headlines.
May 2018
Report of the Pharmacopoeia meeting in Strasbourg, new and closed regulatory consultations
Study confirms scientific status of anthroposophic medicine
A new study, using criteria from contemporary philosophy of science, confirms the status of anthroposophic medicine as a scientific discipline.
File PDFECHAMP response
to the HMPWG public consultation "Questions and answers document on quality of homeopathic medicinal product (Q 4-7)"
File PDFECHAMP response
to the HMPWG public consultation "4th List of First Safe Dilutions (FSD)"
Judicial review to save homeopathy in the UK - update
On the 1-4 May, a hearing was held in the judicial review of the NHS decision to publish guidance that homeopathic medicines should no longer be routinely prescribed by general practitioners.
Stream ‘Just One Drop’ - this week only
Last chance for a private viewing of the documentary, ‘Just One Drop’ – only available for private streaming until 10 May.
April 2018
ECHAMP Membership Assembly, Annual report 2017
Room for Full Members
Resources for Full Members: advocacy pack, confidential correspondance, fields of activity documents
March 2018
HMPWG consultations, Meeting of the Board of Management
Membership Assembly 2018
Documents and presentations from 16 & 17 April
ECHAMP Membership Assembly 2019 from 08 Apr 2019 01:00 PM to 09 Apr 2019 03:00 PM Dublin (Ireland),
Contribution of homeopathy: the case of antimicrobial resistance
On 16 April, ECHAMP’s expert workshop, ‘Contribution of Homeopathy to Society and Patients: the case of antimicrobial resistance’, brought together the perspectives of public health, doctors, scientists and patients to consider the contribution complementary medicine, in particular homeopathy and anthroposophic medicine, can make to the growing public health threat of antimicrobial resistance.
Doctors trained in complementary medicine prescribe fewer antibiotics
A new review of the prescribing practices of 7,300 National Health Service general practice surgeries in the UK demonstrates that surgeries employing general practitioners additionally trained in complementary medicine have lower antibiotic prescribing rates.
Legal challenge to UK health service on funding of homeopathic prescriptions
The British Homeopathic Association is challenging the legal basis for new guidance from the national health service that homeopathic medicines should no longer be routinely prescribed in the UK.