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CAM Regulation

Switzerland

19. May 2016
Summary of the country's general legislation of CAM.
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Other treatments in Switzerland

31. December 2012

“Health care by gymnastics” is a Swiss regulated profession registered in the EU regulated professions database as follows:

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Osteopathy in Switzerland

31. December 2012

In Switzerland, osteopathy is a licensed profession but is not considered as an academic program. This means that osteopathy is not offered at any state Swiss university.

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Neural therapy in Switzerland

31. December 2012

Neural therapy is included in federal laws and detailed regulation is delegated to medical and non-medical associations.

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Naturopathy in Switzerland

31. December 2012

Natural health practitioner is a regulated profession in Switzerland. Two different professions areregistered in the EU regulated professions database as follows:

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Massage in Switzerland

31. December 2012

Masseur is a regulated profession in Switzerland, registered in the EU regulated professions database as follows:

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Chiropractic in Switzerland

31. December 2012

Chiropractors are regulated as a conventional health profession and the Federal Law on Medical Professions (MedBG) regulates chiropractor accreditation (280).

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Ayurveda in Switzerland

31. December 2012

No specific regulations have been found on ayurvedic medicine.

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Acupuncture in Switzerland

31. December 2012

Acupuncture is included in federal laws and detailed regulation is delegated to medical and non-medical associations.

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