“German government wants more stringent demands on naturopaths’
The German government wants to now more stringent requirements for naturopaths. Not only they, but also their treatment methods in the future to additional terms and conditions, subject, writes the German newspaper die Welt.
The protection of patients from quacks is again in the spotlight since three cancer patients from the Netherlands and Belgium of the German natuurgenezer Klaus Ross during their treatment, death.
The deelstaatministers of public Health had to be stricter rules for alternative healers asked. The current legislation dates back to even before the Second world War and only requires a high school degree to as an alternative medical doctor to be able to work.
Die Welt has the hand laid on the replies of the government on questions of the federal parliament (Bundestag) about naturopaths. According to the German weekly Focus for the stricter rules already in place created in a new law on health care.