4. World Homeopathy Awareness Week 10-16th April
The week following the birth date of Hahnemann i.e. 10th April is celebrated as World Homeopathy Awareness Week
Real awareness is the number 1 support to medicine. Raising Awareness of homeopathy among the masses can make the world a healthier and a happier place. [click to tweet]
WHAW 2016 theme is “Homeopathy as Preventive Medicine”
Preventive Medicine, also called as Prophylaxis is based on the Principle: Like Prevents Like
A remedy that is given in advance of illness will prevent the disease it will cure.
Benjamin Franklin said ‘An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure’?
Preventive use of homeopathy was first applied in 1799 during an epidemic of scarlet fever in Königslütter, Germany, when Dr. Hahnemann prescribed a single dose of Belladona, as the remedy of the epidemic genius to susceptible children in the town with more than 95% success rate. In 1860, it was recommended as the treatment of choice in the National Dispensatory, which stated: “As long as persons are under the influence of belladonna the liability to contract scarlatina is very much diminished.”
It was another 125 years before Gladys Henry and George Frederick developed a vaccine for scarlet fever in 1924.
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