Homeopathy: how the delisting debate pitted two irreconcilable camps

On January 1, 2021, homeopathic products will stop being reimbursed by Social Security. The fruit of a long debate born in “Le Figaro” on the effectiveness of this alternative medicine.

At first it was just a joke and annoyance on social media. On February 9, 2018 on Twitter, doctors joked about plates of therapists with wacky specialties. “Psycho-bodily touch”, “quantum therapy practitioner”, “psycho-capillary consultant”, “existential lithotherapy”… Their owners are not doctors, so they indicate what they want.

But this is not the case for caregivers: they have a regulated exercise. Gold “As long as the Order of Physicians accepts that we can put“ homeopath and acupuncturist ”on his plate and not“ IUD in intensive cardiology care ””, the vagueness will continue to hover and the public will not be able to sort it out, annoys on the social network a certain @Asclepios_YT, alias Dr Jérémy Descoux, cardiologist in Perpignan. “In 2018 it is neither morally, nor ethically, nor scientifically defensible to be able to authorize a doctor to present himself as a homeopath (and other charlatanisms)

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