Acupuncture in Serbia | Cam-Regulation

Acupuncture in Serbia

The CAM bylaw lists acupuncture as a method of treatment suitable for practise in Serbia (245).

According to the bylaw, acupuncture can be practised only by health workers, i.e. physicians, stomatologists, pharmacists, nurses and health/medical technicians like physiotherapists (246).

All regulated practitioners are allowed to practise after relevant CAM education. Today only medical doctors are practising acupuncture (246).

The Section of acupuncture of Serbian Physicians’ Association organizes acupuncture education for medical doctors (246).

Sources

245. “Pravilnik o blizim uslovima, nacinu I postupku obavljanja metoda I postupaka tradicionalne medicine”; Complementary and Alternative medicine, bylaw, Ministry of Health, December 2007, (2007).

246. Dr. Vuk Stambolovic. Email: CAM legislation in Serbia. Belgrade Head, Institute of Social Medicine School of Medicine, University of Belgrade; 2011.

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