Saturday, October 24, 2015 was held the introductory seminar to the 60th International Course of Homeopathic Medicine at LUIMO, in Naples.
The seminar was chaired by Dr. Adele Alma Rodriguez, founder of LUIMO and concluded by prof. Goffredo Sciaudone, Emeritus Professor of Medical-Legal in the Second University of Naples.
The seminar was opened by dr. Luigi de Magistris, Mayor of Naples, who spoke on behalf of the civic administration and expressed his personal appreciation for the initiative that tends to fill a void for the inaction of institutions concerning education and / or specialization in homeopathic medicine.
Carmine Attanasio, councilman in Naples, bringing his greeting, spoked about his personal experience of homeopathic medicine.
Particularly interesting was the speech by Professor Gennaro Rispoli, Chief Surgeon at the Ascalesi Hospital, on " Primacy of Medicine in Naples between the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries: from anesthesia homeopathy". He was followed by dr. Carlo Melodia, LUIMO, with his speech "Naples historic crossroads for the spread of homeopathy in the world" and dr. Andrea Aversa, LUIMO, "The patient and not the disease - learning homeopathy". Dr. Elvira Erman, LUIMO, illustrated the experience of collaboration between Terra Prena and LUIMO on Pregnancy and Lactation followed with homeopathic treatments; Att. Simona Molisso, Elected President of the Council of the City of Naples, explained how difficult is to guarantee the right to health and the freedom of informed choice. Finally the potential and opportunities of homeopathy in veterinary, was treated by Dr. Natalia Sanna, President of the Order of Veterinarians of Naples and Dr. Bruno Brillante, Member of the Order Committee on Complementary medicines.
Dr. Farese, came in the name of the Order of Physicians in Naples. During his speech he proposed to entrust LUIMO a space, devoted to homeopathic medicine, in the Bulletin, official organ of the Medical Association. Finally Dr. Luca Scotto di VETTIMO treated the relationship between the pharmacist and the homeopathic patient, stimulating the immediate intervention of Dr. Michele Di Iorio, President of Federfarma Campania.
Concluding the meeting, Prof. Goffredo Sciaudone signaled that national and local Institutions have to comply with art. 22 of the Covenant to the health regulations for the 2014 to 2016 period, the developments prospects opened by Law 341/90, DL 502/92 and most recently by Law 43/06 that brings "Provisions of health professions", to consider the Homeopath as a "professional expert or specialist". Finally, he recalled the recent additions to the new Code of Ethics approved on 18/07/2014. Article 15, 4th paragraph, collects the sum of the provisions for the exercise of non-conventional medicine, stressing that these therapies may only be practiced by Medical doctors members of the Order of Physicians.
Finally, he just signaled the "media hoaxes” on vaccination, debating phantom radiation from the Register of physicians. The physician, he said, acts following the Best of his Knowledge and Belief, and no one can punish him when acting in plenty consciousness.