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NCH E-Newsletter | January 2018


January 2018 e-Newsletter
The latest news and events from NCH and the greater homeopathy community.

NCH Needs You!

Call For Volunteers Deadline: January 15

Are you passionate about homeopathy? Would you like to contribute to the homeopathic community by using your time, talents and/or treasures to support the work we are doing?

The National Center for Homeopathy (NCH) now offers a wide variety of volunteer opportunities where your energy and participation are highly needed and valued.

We have created targeted committees and related projects that will allow you to engage throughout the year as your schedule permits. You can create your own volunteer experience based on your interests and availability.

Complete the easy online 
Volunteer Application
.
Kick Off the New Year by Becoming a Member of NCH
Become a member by January 31, 2018 to receive:

  • Print and/or online versions of NCH's Homeopathy Today quarterly magazine, your source for homeopathy news, manufacturer coupons and useful articles
  • 12 NCH-hosted webinars featuring informative topics and reputable speakers
  • 10% off your 2018 JAHC registration, saving you up to $80
  • Direct access to a strong community of like-minded individuals and professionals through in-person events and on NCH's social media channels
Seeking
Just One Drop
Movie Captains
NCH is looking for volunteers to serve as Movie Captains for six more screenings of
Just One Drop.
These screenings will be sponsored by NCH and will include a guest appearance by filmmaker Laurel Chiten. If you are interested in becoming a Movie Captain, please contact NCH at
info@homeopathycenter.org
.

Register Before the Early Bird Deadline for a Chance to Win a Free 2019 JAHC Registration


Register by the early bird deadline of February 16 for your chance to win! The lucky winner will be announced the week of February 19.

Student Discount Available

Are you a student who is currently studying homeopathy? Thinking about attending the Joint American Homeopathic Conference this April? NCH offers 50% off JAHC registration fees to pre-approved students of homeopathy schools or other accredited 4 year institutions. 
Click here
for more information and to apply for this discount.


New This Year: Consumer Night Event

“Healthy & Holistic Living: Integrating Homeopathy into a Healthy Lifestyle”
Saturday, April 7, 2018 | 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Tickets: $15 (included with full conference registration, but a separate option for consumers attending only the consumer night event)


Interested in Sponsorship & Exhibit Opportunities?

For questions regarding exhibits and sponsorship, please contact Christina DeRose, Industry Relations Associate, at ​
cderose@homeopathycenter.org.
Member News Articles
Compelling Facts, Figures, and Scientific Studies on Homeopathic Medicine (aka "the original nanomedicine")
According to 
a survey
 derived from the French government’s record of the prescribing habits of French physicians, 95% of French pediatricians, dermatologists, and general practitioners use homeopathic medicines! Further, 43% of ALL health and medical professionals in France prescribe homeopathic medicines for their patients. In approximately half of the instances in which a homeopathic medicine was prescribed, a conventional drug was also prescribed. 
Continue reading
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The Logic, Wisdom and Scientific Evidence for the Homeopathic Treatment of Influenza
By Dana Ullman, MPH, CCH
This is the time of year that Big Media seeks to appease its biggest advertisers, Big Pharma, by helping to spread fear and panic about this year's "flu epidemic." They commonly quote sensationalized statistics, suggesting that you will die or become very ill unless you vaccinate. However, conveniently enough, even the Lung Association admits that the vast majority of these deaths associated with the flu are not from this illness at all but from pneumonia.
Continue reading
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My Turn: The Case for Belladonna
By SOL SOLOMON
A recent news story claimed a popular homeopathic teething remedy is dangerous because it contains belladonna. On the surface, this could be alarming news. But with a little knowledge, the claim is clearly false, and the latest in a long-standing witch hunt against homeopathy by the medical establishment. Big Pharma’s fear of these harmless remedies points to the larger picture of how we treat illness in this country.
Continue reading
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IM4US 8th Annual Conference
Share your wisdom and experience with the IM4US community! IM4US is a welcoming group of multi-disciplined practitioners whose passion is providing integrative therapies to under-served populations. IM4US invites you to submit a proposal for the 8th Annual Conference by
January 22, 2018
.

IM4US has openings for pre-conference workshops, breakout sessions and research posters covering a range of topics:
  • Policy and Advocacy Administration
  • Racial Justice and Health Equity
  • Research, Evaluation and Quality Improvement
  • Clinical Care
From Georgian College and the First Ever Fully-Accredited Homeopathic Program in Canada
The Georgian College Homeopathy program marks a milestone in the evolution and inclusion of homeopathy within the greater mainstream education and health care systems in Canada and beyond. Homeopathy is a regulated health profession in Ontario Canada and as such this new program meets very high competency standards set out by the regulatory body and government legislation. This program is open to international students and as a dually-accredited post secondary institution and as such students qualify for funding assistance and international student visas. The program is scheduled to launch in Fall of 2018.
From
The North American Society of Homeopaths (NASH)
On Saturday, February 17, 2018 at 5:00 PM PST, Nikki Redmond, using her experience of working with refugees in the homeopathic clinic of The Jungle in Calais, will share how a group of homeopaths mobilized a crises clinic to serve refugees. This webinar is open to the greater homeopathic community. To join this webinar, call 
(712) 451-0011 and
use access code 236398, or join using your computer: 
https://join.freeconferencecall.com/nashinfo4
.

The North American Society of Homeopaths (NASH)
 is dedicated to promoting, representing and serving as the voice of all professional homeopaths in North America. NASH aims to develop and uphold the highest level of excellence in homeopathic practice while enhancing the role of the homeopathic profession as an integral part of health care delivery.
From the Council for Homeopathic Certification (CHC)
Warm wishes for a Happy New Year from the Council for Homeopathic Certification! As we launch into 2018, we would like to reflect upon and celebrate our accomplishments with our valued certified professionals and the greater homeopathic community. We would like to extend our heartfelt gratitude for your continued support and dedication to the highest standards of professional conduct and practice.

In 2017, the Council for Homeopathic Certification gained national accreditation! On July 21, 2017, the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) granted accreditation to the Council for Homeopathic Certification for meeting the requirements for compliance with the standards for accreditation of certifying organizations.

NCCA accredited programs certify professionals from a wide range of occupations, including nurses, physical therapists, respiratory therapists, counselors, emergency medical technicians and more.
CHC is proud to have joined an elite group of accredited professionals as the first agency offering certification to Homeopathic practitioners on a global scale.

Interested in becoming a part of the CHC team? NCH is seeking volunteers who want to become engaged in CHC projects. Positions are currently available for the Social Media/PR and Item Writing Committees. If you are interested in serving on a Committee or you would like to nominate someone, please contact the CHC at
chcinfo@homeopathicdirectory.com
to learn more.
From Homeopaths Without Borders (HWB)
2018 will mark another exciting year for Homeopaths Without Borders! Our next team is heading to Haiti this month, remedy kits in hand, to respond to the enormous need for health care by the Haitian people. Lauren Fox, FNP, BC, CCH is taking the lead, assisted by volunteers Wendy Pollock, DC, CCH, and Devra Krassner, ND. HWB has another trip planned for this March and has space for more volunteers. HWB invites you to come! With more hands on deck, more assistance can be provided with greater impact
and
you'll come home with a heart-warming sense of "Job well done!" Please visit HWB's
volunteer page
 for more information.
From the Homeopathic Nurses Association
Calling All Nurses!

Homeopathy is a natural system of healing that works with the body to relieve symptoms, restore balance, and improve overall health. This professional webinar series is intended for the nurse who is interested in expanding or continuing their homeopathic knowledge. Learn how this safe, gentle, evidenced-based-medicine works with the body’s immune system at an energetic level to stimulate the body’s own healing abilities.

Topics include:
  • History and Meaning
  • Core Concepts and Philosophy
  • First-Aid Use of Remedies
  • Colds and Flu

These modules have been developed by some of today's best homeopathic practitioners, including nurses and physicians, and is collaboratively presented by the National Center for Homeopathy and the Homeopathic Nurses Association.
 
Continuing Education Information

This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the American Holistic Nurses Association’s Education Approver Committee, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

The following Contact Hours are awarded to nurses completing webinar modules:
  • Module 1: 2 Contact Hours

Approval for contact hours through the AHNA is based on an assessment of the educational merit of this program and does not constitute endorsement of the use of any specific modality in the care of clients.
From Daisy Brewer, Crowborough, East Sussex. UK
I studied Homeopathy as a young mother as I did not find conventional medicine suitable for my son. I passed my exams and have been using homeopathy ever since. I am 85 now! I use it because it works without harm.

February 6, 2018 - 8:00 PM EST
Sue Anello, CCH

Is your family particularly susceptible to bugs in the winter months? During this webinar, homeopathic educator Sue Anello will introduce you to the top remedies for the flu, colds and coughs, and provide useful tips for staying healthy through the winter. There will be time for questions at the end.


March 20, 2018 - 8:00 PM EST
Kathleen Slonager, RN, DiHOM, ADS, AE-C CCH

Join renowned homeopath Kathleen Slonager as she illuminates women’s health and wellness through the use of Homeopathy. Homeopathy offers gentle, safe and effective care for all of the issues and transitions a woman experiences throughout her lifetime, which may include menstrual problems, pregnancy issues, with an emphasis on peri & pre-menopause, and menopause.
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