Argentina

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Argentina

Statistics

In Argentina, an estimated 3000 physicians and 500 pharmacists practice homeopathic medicine. There are practicing chiropractors. Some kinesiologists are also members of the chiropractic association.

Regulatory Situation

Traditional medicine is regulated by Article 75-17 of the Constitution, Ley 23.302, Decreto 1269-96, and Resolution 83-94. Only professionally qualified doctors who have graduated from recognized medical schools may legally practice homeopathy. In November 1997, the Chamber of Deputies of Cordoba Province regulated the prescription of homeopathic medications. There is no chiropractic law.

Education and Training

There are seven homeopathic schools offering regular three-year degree programs as well as intensive programs. A chiropractic college has been established.