Integrative Medicine and Healthcare
in the EU

CAM-Interest Group

Seminars in the EU-Parliament

Further information, programms, presentations, publications etc...

CAM Conferences in the EU-Parliament

Conference 9.10.2012

Further information, programme, presentations, publications etc...

EUROCAM on Facebook
News and discussion


Read more: Final conference presentations, reports, publications

CAM Doctors



8th European Congress for Integrative Medicine ECIM 2015

Global Summit on Integrative Medicine and Healthcare
Exploring the Evidence Base for Integrated and Sustainable Research, Healthcare and Workforce for Patients

Greater Copenhagen, Denmark

September 25-27th, 2015

Call for abstracts: Deadline July 14th

See Program

ECIM 2015 Global Summit Keynote Speakers

Abstracts online!



Integrative Medicine and Healthcare in Finland


Research Symposium
CAM - Complementary and Alternative Medicine -
The challenges of scientific research in Finland

University of Tampere, Dept. of Health Sciences
13.11. 2015

Printed material
Reports, Interviews etc.

Discussion in
social media

Facebook: Täydentävät terveysnäkemykset

Bloggi: Täydentävät terveysnäkemykset

National and international conferences

International Congress for Integrative Health & Medicine, Suttgart, Germany. 9.-11. June 2016
Further information

9th European Congress for Integrative Medicine (ECIM). The Future of Comprehensive Patient Care.
Budapest, Hungary, September 10-11th 2016

Peer-review journals publishing research on Integrative medicine

A covering overview of almost all CAM journals can be found at:

Complementary Therapies Journals Links

Examples of freqently cited CAM journals:

Forschende Komplementärmedizin / Research in Complementary Medicine

Advances in Integrative Medicine

BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Complementary Therapies in Medicine

Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice

European Journal of Integrative Medicine

Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine eCAM

Global Advances in Health and Medicine

Integrative Medicine Insights

Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine

CAM Interest Group Events in the European Parliament

More and more members of the European Parliament show up with increasing interest in methods of Integrative medicine and CAM (Complementary and alternative medicine) as part of health policies. Also some Finnish MEPs have expressed the increasing need of citizens to have safe and effective methods of integrative medicine availabe. "Interest groups" are events in the the European Parliament, hosted by MEPs to provide information to MEP collegues on disticts issues. The CAM Interest group intents to provide information on Integrative medicine, Integrative health care and CAM. CAM IG events are hosted by MEPs Sirpa Pietikäinen (EPP, Finland) and Alojz Peterle (EPP, Slovenia).

Recent event

Ensuring the availability of CAM medicinal products,.
EU Parliament, Brussels, 1 July 2015.

Chair: MEP Sirpa Pietikäinen (Finland). Its subject was "Ensuring the availability of CAM medicinal products for the benefit of EU citizens in order to exploit their potential to address some major health issues of our time such as antimicrobial resistance and chronic disease."


Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM): Reducing the need for antibiotics EU Parliament, Brussels, 1 April 2014


Previous Events

EU Directives are not working for products used in Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM)
EU Parliament Brussels 16.11.2010


Healthy ageing, chronic disease management and the potential contribution of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) in these areas
EU Parliament Brussels 12.4.2011


The need for research into health promotion
EU Parliament Brussels 11.10.2011


Cancer and the contribution of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM)
EU Parliament Brussels


Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM): An investment in health
EU Parliament, Brussels, 27 June 2013
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