Integrative Medicine is the Medicine of the Future concludes International Congress (ICIHM) in Stuttgart
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…PRESS RELEASE FROM INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS FOR INTEGRATIVE HEALTH & MEDICINE
…June 11, 2016 from Stuttgart, Germany
…Integrative Medicine is the Medicine of the Future concludes International Congress (ICIHM) in Stuttgart
…A manifesto calling for more rapid integration of Complementary & Traditional Medicine into healthcare services was adopted by the over 600 participants from 46 countries on the closing of the International Congress on Integrative Health & Medicine in Stuttgart (June 9-11, 2016).
…Stuttgart, Germany, June 11, 2016. At the congress, physicians and representatives from different health professions discussed current concepts in Integrative Health and Medicine. Presentations included models of integrative care in inpatient and outpatient settings as well as latest research results from oncology, cardiology and other areas.
…”Modern medicine faces major challenges”, says Dr. Mimi Guarneri, San Diego (CA, USA), President of the Academy of Integrative Health & Medicine and a member of the organizing committee, “demographic change and chronic, life-style related diseases are overwhelming healthcare systems and antibiotic resistance has become an international threat to human health.”
…Numerous presentations illustrated how Integrative Medicine can contribute to addressing global health challenges. Experts stressed that successful integrative care models exist across the health care spectrum, including in cardiology, oncology, pain management, mental health, pediatrics and others, but are now waiting to be scaled up. (Please see press release image posted with article for full content.)