Homeopathy in Switzerland

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NewsNew regulation found after the CAMbrella deliveries:

18.05.2016
Switzerland: 29 March 2016 Press release from the Swiss Federal Office of Internal Affairs (EDI). Read more.


Notice! All text below is copied from the CAMbrella report – delivered Dec 31, 2012
 

Homeopathy is included in federal laws and detailed regulation is delegated to medical and non-medical associations. Statutory regulation has been introduced by the Swiss national medical association (106).

According to ECH (28) ”based on a contract between the Swiss National Medical Association FMH and the Swiss Homeopathic Medical Association SVHA/SSMH/SSMO, the FMH recognizes the qualification ‘Homeopathy’ – ‘Fähigkeitsausweis Homöopathie’ – for those medical doctors who have acquired the diploma ‘physician for
homeopathy SVHA’”.

A professional chair of CAM including homeopathy exists at the University of Bern (106).
Homeopathy treatment is reimbursed with certain limitations (see reimbursement section).

Homeopath is registered in the EU regulated professions database as follows:
“Natural health practitioner” is a directly related regulated profession with title
“Naturopathe/Homéopathe(FR)/ Naturheilpraktiker/Homöopath (DE)” recognized under Directive 2005/36/EC (5), ID 10050. Level of recognition and application to be checked. Qualification level undefined. All regions included (7).