News – New regulation found after the CAMbrella deliveries:
No new regulation found.
Notice! All text below is copied from the CAMbrella report – delivered Dec 31, 2012
Acupuncture is a legally regulated CAM profession regulated by the Health Care Profession Act (210).
Licence to practise is granted for persons registered by the Council for Professions
Complementary to medicine (210) and who fulfill conditions of qualifications and minimum 2 years of practise (subsidiary legislation 464.16 licence to practise regulations)(211).
In 2010, 15 acupuncturists was registered in Malta (212).
Acupuncture is registered in the EU regulated professions database as follows:
Acupuncturist is a directly related regulated profession with title “acupuncturist” recognized under Directive 2005/36/EC (5), ID 4748. General system of recognition-primary application.
Qualification level: PS3- Diploma of post-secondary level (3-4 years), Art.11 d (7).
Qualifications are obtained in Switzerland from 2007 with “negative Automatic General
System and professional experience (‘crafts’)(7).