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CAM Regulation

Hungary

1. January 2013
Summary of the country's general legislation of CAM.
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Osteopathy in Hungary

31. December 2012

The CAM legislation from 1997 (142) regulates osteopathy as manual medicine. Only physicians are allowed to practise manual medicine.

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Other treatments in Hungary

31. December 2012

The “Natural health practitioner” is a regulated health profession in Hungary since 1997 (142) and is registered in the EU regulated professions database as:

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Neural therapy in Hungary

31. December 2012

Neural therapy has been regulated by the CAM laws since 1997 (142-144). The University of Pécs (PTE) provides a 2- years course in neural therapy for medical doctors (141).

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Massage in Hungary

31. December 2012

In 2011 massage was regulated in detail and training courses are offered by most medical universities and schools.

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Homeopathy in Hungary

31. December 2012

Only medical doctors may practise homeopathy in Hungary (142, 143). The Magyar Homeopata Orvosi Egyesület (Hungarian Homeopathic Medical Association) was founded in 1991 (www.homeopata.hu).

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Herbal medicine/Phytotherapy in Hungary

31. December 2012

The CAM legislation from 1997 (142) regulates Phytotherapy. Physicians and practitioners must have a licence to practise according to regulations.

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Chiropractic in Hungary

31. December 2012

Chiropractic (as not separated from manual medicine) is a registered treatment and profession only for MDs with an exam from a medical university (141).

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Ayurveda in Hungary

31. December 2012

Ayurvedic Medicine is recognized as an individual complex medical system (diagnostic and treatment) provided only by medical doctors in Hungary (141).

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Anthroposophic medicine in Hungary

31. December 2012

Anthroposophic medicine may be provided only by medical doctors in Hungary. Educational courses are offered only for MDs at the University of Pécs (141).

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Acupuncture in Hungary

31. December 2012

Acupuncture is a part of TCM treatment and is provided only by medical doctors in Hungary. The University of PECS offers educational acupuncture courses only for MDs (141).

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