Thermal Medicine experts establish World Academy of Chinese and Complementary Medicine

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Thermal Medicine experts establish World Academy of Chinese and Complementary MedicineThermal springs constitute a major competitive advantage for the Wellness Tourism industry in Greece

The establishment of the World Academy of Chinese and Complementary Medicine was announced during the 3rd Panhellenic Conference of the Hellenic Thermal Medicine Academy with founding members distinguished doctors and dentists of global reach and expertise.

Its aim is to further investigate the effectiveness of several already approved complementary methods (acupuncture, ozonotherapy) as well as other methods, always in cooperation with traditional classic Western medicine, which is unified and dominant.

Last weekend, experts and local authorities met for the 3rd Panhellenic Conference of the Thermal Medicine Academy to discuss ways to tap into the more than 700 thermal springs across Greece in order to promote wellness tourism and attract travelers to Greek destinations all year round.

The Hellenic Academy of Thermal Medicine, founded in 2015, is a voluntary health organization based in Athens and dedicated to the development of thermal culture in Greece among professionals of medicine and consumers. It intends to be a recognized seat for study and research of natural factors (spring mineral water, mud, seaweed, seawater, climate etc). Its President is Professor of Dermatology Konstantinos Kouskoukis from the Democritus University of Thrace, Greece.

A key goal of the Academy is to establish a research or scientific collaboration with medical and technical associations interested in Thermal Medicine and related activities, in order to strengthen and enhance the action mechanisms, the therapeutic efficiency of thermal treatments for the immediate benefit of patients. In general, to carry out any other actions that would be beneficial for the evolution of Thermal Medicine.

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Konstantinos Ε. Kouskoukis, Professor of Dermatology – Lawyer, President of the Hellenic Academy of Thermal Medicine and Gen. Secretary of the Ministry of National Education addresses the 3rd Panhellenic Conference of the Hellenic Thermal Medicine Academy

The 3rd Panhellenic Conference of the Hellenic Thermal Medicine Academy was organized in Mitsis Galini Wellness Spa & Resort, Kamena Vourla, Central Greece which boasts world - class Spa Facilities which extend in 3000m2.

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