World Health Assembly progress on traditional medicine

Press Release from WHO: http://www.who.int/mediacentre/news/releases/2014/WHA-20140523/en/ 23 May 2014 | GENEVA – The World Health Assembly Traditional medicine The Health Assembly approved WHO’s traditional medicine strategy 2014–2023. Traditional medicine covers a wide variety of therapies and practices which vary from country to country and region to region. The strategy aims to build the knowledge base for… Read more about World Health Assembly progress on traditional medicine

RLHIM Patient Champions Integrated Medicine at Parliamentary Event

Lauren Vaknine with David Amess MP When only 2 years old, Lauren Vaknine was diagnosed with Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis – now termed Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA) – it was predicted that by the age of twenty she would most likely be wheelchair bound. With her family’s support, using complementary medicines and, not least, drawing on… Read more about RLHIM Patient Champions Integrated Medicine at Parliamentary Event

Health Committee enquiry into management of long-term conditions

The rising incidence of long term conditions (LTCs) is the greatest single challenge to public health in the UK with the most important factors being age and socio-economic deprivation. Many people with LTCs have more than medical condition and are frequently prescribed 5 or more drugs at once – some to counteract the adverse reactions… Read more about Health Committee enquiry into management of long-term conditions