World Homeopathy Awareness Week 10-16 April

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World Homeopathy Awareness Organisation (WHAO) is an Non-Governmental Organisation registered in Netherland. It is an initiative started by Dr. Gabrielle of USA in 2005. WHAO in year 2005 started sponsoring a week following the birthday of Hahnemann on 10th April to be celebrated as World Homeopathy Awareness Week (WHAW)

Real awareness is the number 1 support to medicine.  Raising Awareness of homeopathy among the masses can make the world a healthier and a happier place. [click to tweet]

WHAW 2016 theme is “Homeopathy as Preventive Medicine”

Preventive Medicine, also called as Prophylaxis is based on the Principle: Like Prevents Like
A remedy that is given in advance of illness will prevent the disease it will cure [1].
Benjamin Franklin said ‘An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure’?

Preventive use of homeopathy was first applied in 1799 during an epidemic of scarlet fever in Königslütter, Germany, when Dr. Hahnemann prescribed a single dose of Belladona, as the remedy of the epidemic genius to susceptible children in the town with more than 95% success rate. In 1860, it was recommended as the treatment of choice in the National Dispensatory, which stated: “As long as persons are under the influence of belladonna the liability to contract scarlatina is very much diminished.” [2]

It was another 125 years before Gladys Henry and George Frederick developed a vaccine for scarlet fever in 1924.

Apart from Nosodes and constitutional medicine, some examples of specific prophylactics are: Euphrasia taken for conjunctivitis and Pulsitilla for Measles.

More details at http://hpathy.com/homeopathy-papers/homoeoprophylaxis-historical-snapshot , http://homeopathyplus.com.au/Homeoprophylaxis-Human-Records-Studies-Trials.pdf and http://www.homeorizon.com/homeopathic-articles/homeopathic-philosophy/disease-history

Articles

Basic Principles of Homeopathy Explained

Status of Homeopathy Around the World

25 FAQ&A on Homeopathy

This is what Nobel Laureates said on homeopathy?

This is why sports persons love homeopathy

Miscellaneous

Twitter Feed http://www.homeopathyworldcommunity.com/page/twitterfeed-1

Add a blue ribbon at the bottom of your avtaar/profile picture of Twitter and/or Facebook http://twibbon.com/join/WHAW-2

View a slideshow on homeopathy

The first woman to practice medicine in France was a homeopath. And she was none other than Melanie d’Hervilly-Gohier, the wife of Hahnemann. She was granted legal license to practice medicine in 1872 [ ref ].  She was followed by Madeleine Brès who was awarded M.D. in 1875,

EVENTS

Canada: Canadian Society of Homeopaths

UK: Cambridgeshire NHS events

New Zealand

Japan: Japanese Homoeopathic Medical Association

References

[1] The Principles of Homeopathy, Bernie Simon, https://web.archive.org/web/20130815084006/http://carelesshand.net/weblog.pl/altmed/principles_of_homeopathy.html
[2] Homeopathy, http://clinicalgate.com/homeopathy/

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  1. DebbyBruck (@DebbyBruck)

    Dear Nancy ~ Thank you for sharing the, “I love homeopathy” image and hope many more people will grace their blogs with the picture. Blessings, Debby

    • Dr. Nancy Malik

      Dear Debby, You are welcome. Pleasure is mine.

  2. M'aheeru (@H2Heal)

    Nice work @DrNancyMalik. Thanks for sharing.

    • Dr. Nancy Malik

      Thank You M’aheeru for your words of appreciation.

  3. Fournier Denis

    Dear Nancy,
    I would like to know where do you took that “(…) with more than 95% success rate” when you quoted the preventive use of Belladona by Hahnemann.
    Thanks.

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