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Belgium is to regulate complementary medicine

BMJ 1999; 318 doi: (Published 22 May 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;318:1372
  1. Rory Watson
  1. Brussels

    Belgium's parliament has paved the way for formal recognition in the country for four types of complementary medicine: acupuncture, homeopathy, osteopathy, and chiropractic.

    The decision was one of the last taken by the outgoing government before next month's general election and is being seen as a victory for the country's health minister, Marcel …

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