Homeopathy in Italy – Regulations for Doctors

MapofItalyCurrently 20% of Italians use homeopathy, acupuncture and herbal medicine and more than 20,000 Italian doctors treat with these therapies. Now, according to the European Council of Homeopathy (ECH), the education and training of these Italian doctors may soon be regulated. A recent agreement stipulates that doctors wishing to practice one of these therapies should have taken a minimum of 500 hours over 3 years of theoretical and practical training, in addition to individual study and tutoring. Learning objectives, teaching methods, teacher training and transition rules are also part of the agreement.

Our thoughts? Acknowledging the additional training required to practise homeopathy competently is in the best interests of doctors and patients, and a positive step in the right direction – hooray for Italy!

More Information: Italian homeopathic doctors on their way to regulation






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