Complementary and Alternative Medicine
CAM - for a healthier Europe

Benefits of CAM

  • CAM is aimed at restoring the patients’ own natural systems for fighting disease and maintaining health and is therefore highly relevant in chronic disease management.
  • CAM helps reduce the need of high-impact medical interventions and conventional prescription drugs and the long-term dependency on them.
  • CAM helps reduce the need of antibiotics, thus reducing the problem of antimicrobial resistance.
  • CAM is characterised by a high patient satisfaction, increased quality of life, and reduction of absenteeism.
  • CAM is mostly low-cost treatment and helps reduce the need for high-cost interventions
  • CAM is a safe treatment with hardly any adverse effects.
  • There is increasing evidence for CAM's effectiveness and cost-effectiveness.

Secretariat:
Rue du Trône 194
1050 Brussels
Belgium
T: +32 2 644 00 20
E: info@cam-europe.eu


Spokesperson:
Dr Ton Nicolai
T: +31 650 613 430
E: spokesperson@cam-europe.eu