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

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EUROCAM on Facebook
News and discussion


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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
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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

Further reading on salutogenesis

The use of salutogenesis theory in empirical studies of maternity care for healthy mothers and babies. Perez-Botella M, Downe S, Meier Magistretti, Bengt Lindstrom B Berg M. Sexual & Reproductive Healthcare 2015;6(1),33–39
...Conclusion: Salutogenic framing is rarely used in maternity care research with healthy participants. An increase in research that measures salutogenically orientated outcomes could, eventually, provide a balance to the current over-emphasis on pathology in maternity care design and provision worldwide…” Full text online

A salutogenic interpretation of the Ottawa Charter. Eriksson M and Lindström B: Health Promot. Int. 23:190-199, 2008. doi:10.1093/heapro/dan014
The full text of this article, along with updated information and services is available online at
“…The metaphor of the river and the life cycle are new ways of demonstrating the paradigm shift provided by the Salutogenesis and health promotion in relation to public health and medicine. The salutogenic theory is an important contribution to the theory base of health promotion research and practice…”

Towards salutogenesis in the development of personalised and preventive healthcare. Alivia M, Guadagni P and Roberti di Sarsina P: EPMA J. 2011 December; 2(4): 381–384. doi:  10.1007/s13167-011-0131-9

Quality of Life as Medicine: Interventions that Induce Salutogenesis. A Review of the Literature.
Ventegodt S, Omar HA and Merrick J: Soc Indic Res (2011) 100:415–433.DOI 10.1007/s11205-010-9621-8
“…This paper reviews the medical (salutogenic) effect of interventions that aim to ..improve quality of life…”

Salutogenesis research in Scandinavia and Finland

What is salutogenesis?