November 19th, updated December 31 2011
Article by Dr Alex Tournier PhD, Executive Director, Homeopathy Research Institute
The 2006 Swiss Health Technology Assessment (HTA) report on homeopathy was commissioned by the Federal Social Insurance Office (FSIO) within the context of an overall evaluation of Complementary and Alternative Medicines (CAMs). It was written by a team of German speaking academics and edited by G Bornhöft & F Matthiessen of Witten/Herdecke University in Germany.
You can also read Dana Ullman’s article published 15 February in the Huffington Post: The Swiss Government’s Remarkable Report on Homeopathic Medicine
The newly published English version Homeopathy in Healthcare: Effectiveness, Appropriateness, Safety, Costs by Bornhöft & Matthiessen (translation by Yves Zimmermann) is available from Amazon.uk
The original Report, published in German Homöopathie in der Krankenversorgung. Wirksamkeit, Nutzen, Sicherheit und Wirtschaftlichkeit by Bornhöft & Matthiessen, is available from Amazon.de