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The international homeopathic medical society Liga Medicorum Homoeopathica Internationalis (LMHI), established in Rotterdam in 1925, represents homeopathic physicians in more than 70 countries all over the world. The purposes of the association are the development and securing of homeopathy worldwide and the creation of a link among licensed homeopaths with medical diplomas and societies and persons who are interested in homeopathy. The LMHI is exclusively devoted to non-profit activities serving philanthropic benefits.

Hans Walz prize for studies on the history of homeopathy

The Hans Walz Foundation at the Robert Bosch Stiftung announces herewith the Hans Walz prize for studies on the history of homeopathy which originated outside the Institute for the History of Medicine of the Robert Bosch Stiftung.

Hans Walz (1873-1974) was a right-hand man of Robert Bosch the Elder and for many years CEO of the Robert Bosch Company as well as member of the board of trustees of the Stuttgart Homoeopathic Hospital Corporation. Throughout his life he was professionally and personally engaged in advancing homoeopathy.

LMHI President Dr. Renzo Galassi Visited Bangladesh

4th International Homeopathic Scientific conference 2015
6-7 February 2015, Dhaka-Bangladesh

LMHI President Dr. Renzo Galassi and LMHI Treasurer Dr. Altunay Agaoglu were attended to a conference which held in Dhaka, Bangladesh as the guests of LMHI Bangladesh NVP Dr. Mohammed Ashrafur Rahman.

Homeopathy in Slovenia - a green-light for change

The assembly of the Slovenian MedicalChamber called on December 17, 2014 on the Ministry of Health to change regulations so that doctors practicing homeopathy would not get their licences revoked. The call on the ministry to change the medical doctors service act,which bans doctors from practicing homeopathy and envisages revocation of licence as a punitive measure, was endorsed in a 40-18 vote at the assembly.

Homeopathy is regulated in Turkey

On 27 October 2014 the Ministry of Health released the Traditional and Complementary Medicine Regulation. Homeopathy is regulated along with 15 other complementary treatments. These include chiropractic, osteopathy, acupuncture, phytotherapy, hypnosis, prolotherapy, homeopathy, cupping with blood letting, leach therapy, maggot therapy (larva), apitherapy, reflexiology and mezotherapy.

LMHI CONGRESS 2015 - Liga Medicorum Homoeopathica Internationalis

The Homeopathic Medical Association of the State of Rio de Janeiro, with the support of the Brazilian Homeopathic Medical Association and Homoeopathic Institutions participants and on behalf of the Organizing Committee, comes with engagement held in Brazil, in the city of Rio de Janeiro, the 70th Congress of the LIGA MEDICORUM HOMOEPATHICA INTERNATIONALIS.

Liga Newsletter No 13, November 2014 (English)

Main Topics of LMHI Newsletter No.13

• New members of the Executive Committee, by Renzo Galassi
• Dr. Ulrich D. Fischer, president of Honor of the LMHI, by Renzo Galassi
• Some Interesting Anecdotes about Case Taking and Case Analysis, by Andrè Saine
• The Logic of Homeopathy, by Ulrich Fischer
• Some Oncological cases, by Dario Spinedi
• Scientific framework 2013 under revision, by Rajkumar Manchanda
• Liga meets a country, Iran, by Marziyeh Shenavar
• Quiz Corner, By Pietro Gulia

Scientific Framework Homeopathy - Evidenced Based Homeopathy 2014

This joint publication of the Liga Medicorum Homeopathica Internationalis (LMHI) and the European Committee for Homeopathy (ECH) was revised edition after 69th LMHI Congress, July 2014 (Paris, France). The aim is to consider all important aspects of the scientific framework of homeopathic practice including ethical questions, evaluation of daily practice, looking at the level of scientific evidence of each of these aspects.

LMHI accepted as a Non-Profit Organization

In March 2013, the LMHI moved its statutory seat from Geneva, Switzerland, to the original house of Dr Samuel Hahnemann in Koethen (Anhalt), Germany. One of the reasons for this decisive step was the intention to achieve the status of a non-profit organization for the LMHI. In August 2013, the German tax offices granted the LMHI this status of a non-profit organization. From now on, the LMHI has the possibility to receive donations and issue receipts.

Back to the roots of homeopathy: LMHI moves seat to Hahnemann City of Köthen

The LMHI has moved its statutory seat from Geneva, Switzerland, to the original house of Dr Samuel Hahnemann in Koethen (Anhalt), Germany. This move was celebrated in the presence of the Secretary of State in the Ministry of Science and Economic Affairs of Saxony-Anhalt Marco Tullner, Koethen's Lord Mayor Kurt-Juergen Zander and other city representatives from the City of Koethen, the LMHI Executive Board, and more than 50 guests from all around the world, including India, Bangladesh, Japan, Turkey, and Serbia, but also from Belgium, Austria and the Netherlands, in a joyful and moving ceremony on 16 March 2013. From 1821 to 1835, Hahnemann, the founder of homeopathy, lived and praticed in "Wallstraße 47" and it is here where he wrote his work "Chronic Diseases" in 1828. His former residence has been extensively restored by the Hahnemannhouse-Society.

Homeopathic Medicine/Remedy Definition

According to several EU directives concerning the registration procedure of homeopathic medicinal products for human and veterinary use, the homeopathic remedy definition must take into consideration two elements: the homeopathic use and the homeopathic nature of the stock/raw material. In the LMHI-ECH document about “Medical Homeopathic Education Standards”, “Homeopathy” is defined as: “a method of medical practice, aimed at improving the level of health of an organism by the administration of proven and sucussed/triturated medicines, which are individually selected in accordance with the law of similars.” In order to arrive to a more complete definition for the homeopathic medicine/remedy, three aspects must be considered.

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