Scientific Commission Apitherapy

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Cristina Mateescu

President of the Commission

Dr. Cristina Mateescu
39 Doamna Oltea Str.
020231 Bucharest 2
Romania
tel.: +40 744 15 44 48
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  • Mission

The Standing Commission of Apitherapy, as one of the branches of Apimondia, is an institution for reflection, promotion, and deployment of Apitherapy in the world.

Issued from the beekeeping world, its scientific and humanitarian mission is to promote the development and the application, at international level, of the researches using beehive products with medical destination. It promotes the recognition of Apiculture as a link of the therapeutic chain.

  • Definition

The Standing Commission of Apithérapy of Apimondia proposes the following definition: Apitherapy is a medical concept, based on a scientific approach reinforcing traditional knowledges, including:

- Protocols and standards for a beekeeping production with medical destination;
- Procedures for transforming beehives products, alone or in association with medicinal plants and their derivates (Api-pharmacopoeia);
- Clinical protocols integrating the use of api-pharmacopoeia and/or bees (Api-medicine).

  • Function

The functions of the Standing Commission of Apitherapy are:

- to develop, set up and follow humanitarian projects directed towards the use of Api-medicine and Api-pharmacopoeia;
- to assist the demanding states in acquiring a certain level of medicinal independence;
- to communicate with the political, economical and scientific authorities;
- to develop a new sector of beekeeping activity with therapeutic destination;
- to promote the research and the scientific studies in Apitherapy;
- to teach and spread out the acquired knowledge and experience;
- to enhance the value of ecologic and human resources;
- to contribute to the development of Apimondia.

  • Activities

Between 1998 and 2000, the activities of the Commission of Apitherapy have been focused on:

- the elaboration of apiculture production protocols at therapeutic destination;
- the development of humanitarian projects with green medicine, and more precisely Apitherapy, in economically less developed countries. One project is running in Cuba.
- the edition of a CD-ROM of Apitherapy mainly oriented to the professionals of health and apiculture, whose aim is to group and present the actual knowledge of the Commission in that domain.
- the assistance in Apimondia's objectives and activities.

  • Members

Mr Dimitris Selianakis (Greece) This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Dr Eberhard Bengsch (Germany)  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Mr Guillermo Prad (Cuba)  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Mr Adolfo Perez Pineiro (Cuba)  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Mrs Faten Abd El Hadi (Egypt)  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Mr Franco Feraboli, MD (Italy)  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Prof Mitsuo Matsuka (Japan)  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Mr Igor Krivopalov-Moscvin (Russia)  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Mr Roch Domerego (France)  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Dr Cristina Aosan (Romania) This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

  • Consultants

Mr James Higgins (USA)
Mr Luc Humbel (Belgium)
Mr Charles Wart (Belgium)овека.

 

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