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Ecu general assembly 2011
Ecu general assembly 2011
Ecu general assembly 2011
Ecu general assembly 2011
Ecu general assembly 2011
Ecu general assembly 2011
Ecu general assembly 2011
Ecu general assembly 2011
Ecu general assembly 2011
Ecu general assembly 2011
Ecu general assembly 2011
Ecu general assembly 2011
Ecu general assembly 2011
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Ecu general assembly 2011

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At the ECU Convention the ECU president gets the opportunity to address the membership.

At the ECU Convention the ECU president gets the opportunity to address the membership.

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  • 1. ECU General Assembly
    Zürich June 3rd 2011
  • 2. Europe; a diverse landscape
  • 3. StatusReykjavik 2008
    Survey of all thenationalassociations
    How manychiropractors?
    How many students?
    The sizeofthepopulation
    Factors not takenintoconsideration
    Laws & regulations
    Numberofosteopaths, naprapaths, manual therapists, non ECCE chiropractors, chiropractors not being a memberofthenationalassociation
  • 4.
  • 5.
  • 6.
  • 7.
  • 8. Are we growing, status quo or are we fading out?
    Is there a reason for concern?
    Howhealthy is theprofession?
  • 9. Some countries experience growth
    But in general:
    In too many countries; we do not grow.
  • 10. European situation
    Some have everything
    The rest have little or nothing
    In most places in Europe and the world
    Marginal group
    One country cannot experience success over years by itself.
    Dependant on other countries having success too.
  • 11. SWOTThreats:
    Competing professions
    Physiotherapists
    Osteopaths
    Manual therapists
    Naprapaths
    The gap between the academic institutions and the profession
    Parts of the profession are still in the alternative or CAM business
    Lack of unity
    Lack of organisation
  • 12. What can the ECU do?
    Vision 2020
    Where do chiropractors want to be in 10 years?
    What kind of rights do chiropractors want?
    What do we have to do to get these rights?
    Task Force on education
    Task Force on legislation
    Task Force on Public Relations
    Better organised
    Work shops
    Seminars
  • 13.
  • 14. Active communication
  • 15. We must
    expand, both in numbers and in countries
    Market for manual treatment of nms disorders
    Osteopaths, manual therapists, physical therapists,
    Need to encourage integration
    communication with other health personnel
  • 16. Brave leadership
    Establish more chiropractic programmes at universities
    Need to be united
    More emphasis on interprofessional education
    Better organised

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