News Video | Policy | GPs | Hospitals | Medical | Mental Health | Welfare | Search

 


Homeopathy has a valuable role in NZ’s Health Industry

Homeopathy has a valuable role in New Zealand’s Health Industry

The New Zealand Council of Homeopaths endorses the findings of a Swiss report by Bornhoft et al, the most comprehensive analysis of homeopathy done by a government. This report has affirmed that homeopathic treatment is both efficient and cost-effective and should be reimbursed by the Swiss NHS and insurance schemes. (Dana Ullman, 2012)

“This is a well researched evidence based paper and should be considered by those in the health profession as a definitive start to implementing homeopathy as a Complementary Alternative Medicine (CAM) therapy ” said Gwyneth Evans spokesperson for the NZCH.

Pre-clinical basic research and high quality clinical studies were researched and findings were able to affirm that homeopathic high-potencies induced balancing or normalizing effects and specific changes in cells or living organisms.

The Swiss report cited 29 studies in "Upper Respiratory Tract Infections/ Allergic Reactions," of which 24 studies found a positive result in favor of homeopathy. Further, six out of seven controlled studies showed that homeopathy to be more effective than conventional medical interventions (the one other trial found homeopathic treatment to be equivalent to conventional medical treatment). All of these results from homeopathic treatment came without the side effects common to conventional drug treatment. In evaluating only the randomized placebo controlled trials, 12 out of 16 studies showed a positive result in favor of homeopathy.”

“Circumstances have never been as opportune as now, in the quantum era for homeopathy to come to full acceptance by western medicine. The burgeoning new field of scientific research emerging from the convergence of nanoscience, biotechnology and quantum physics is paving the way for biologists to be able to understand the level at which homeopathy induces healing responses”, says Judyann McNamara, a Canadian homeopath, director of the Montreal College of Classical Homeopathy, and former physicist.

Homeopaths in New Zealand and around the globe are excited that the time has come to confidently say that quantum research describes in depth how homeopathic preparations stimulate self-healing in living organisms.

Just as phenomena such as human metabolism, cell division, photosynthesis in plants, or bird navigation show that invisible quantum forces are orchestrating these processes. The only evidence of these forces at work is their effects on the living organisms and systems.

The rapid growth of homeopathy worldwide and clients’ feedback about their positive health outcomes are giving proof that homeopathy is a safe, effective and affordable treatment choice for many short term and persistent health issues with a success history as a healing science of more than 200 years.

The New Zealand Council of Homeopaths would like to see the recommendations and results of the Swiss report considered by our government for regulating and integrating homeopathy into public health in Aotearoa, New Zealand.

References

Bornhöft G, Wolf U, von Ammon K, Righetti M, Maxion-Bergemann S, Baumgartner S, Thurneysen AE, Matthiessen PF. Effectiveness, safety and cost-effectiveness of homeopathy in general practice - summarized health technology assessment. Forschende Komplementärmedizin (2006);13 Suppl 2:19-29. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16883077

Dana Ullman, Swiss Governments remarkable report on homeopathic medicine. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dana-ullman/homeopathic-medicine-_b_1258607.html

Cost effectiveness of Homeopathy http://www.camdoc.eu/Research/Cost_HOM.html

Holt S.. & Gibney A. 2009. Beliefs about homeopathy among patients presenting at GP surgeries J. NZ Medical Association ,Vol:122 No 1295.

ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines

 

Theatre: Ralph McCubbin Howell Wins 2014 Bruce Mason Award

The Bruce Mason Playwriting Award was presented to Ralph McCubbin Howell at the Playmarket Accolades in Wellington on 23 November 2014. More>>

ALSO:

One Good Tern: Fairy Tern Crowned NZ Seabird Of The Year

The fairy tern and the Fiji petrel traded the lead in the poll several times. But a late surge saw it come out on top with 1882 votes. The Fiji petrel won 1801 votes, and 563 people voted for the little blue penguin. More>>

Music Awards: Lorde Reigns Supreme

Following a hugely successful year locally and internationally, Lorde has done it again taking out no less than six Tuis at the 49th annual Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards. More>>

ALSO:

EPMU: Fourth Pike River Anniversary

Representatives of the Engineering, Printing and Manufacturing Union are proud to stand with the Pike River families to mark four years since 29 men lost their lives. More>>

ALSO:

'Kindara': Unusual Ginger Coloured Kiwi Chick Released To Taupo Creche

A cute little kiwi chick with an unusual ginger tinge to its feathers has just been released to Wairakei Golf & Sanctuary Kiwi Creche in Taupo after hatching at Rainbow Springs' Kiwi Encounter. More>>

Werewolf: The Complicatist : Bob Dylan Himself, And By Others

Bob Dylan is about to release a six CD version of the entire Basement Tapes sessions he recorded with the Band 40 years ago. To mark the occasion, I’ve rustled together some favourite cover versions of Dylan songs, and a few lesser-known tracks by the great man. More>>

ALSO:

Werewolf: Gone Girl : The Trouble With Amy

Philip Matthews: Three words to describe the David Fincher film Gone Girl: cynical, topical and ridiculous. Ridiculous isn’t a negative. More>>

ALSO:

11/11: Armistice Day Peace Vigils

On Armistice Day 2014, the second in the series of peace vigils that will take place three times each year during the World War One centenary will be held in Hokianga, Whangarei, Auckland, Tauranga, Otaki, Lower Hutt, Wellington and Takaka. More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
Health
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news