ECU General Assembly<br />Zürich June 3rd 2011<br />
Europe; a diverse landscape<br />
StatusReykjavik 2008<br />Survey of all thenationalassociations<br />How manychiropractors?<br />How many students?<br />T...
Are we growing, status quo or are we fading out?<br />Is there a reason for concern?<br />Howhealthy is theprofession?<br />
Some countries experience growth<br />But in general:<br />In too many countries; we do not grow.<br />
European situation<br />Some have everything<br />The rest have little or nothing<br />In most places in Europe and the wo...
SWOTThreats:<br />Competing professions<br />Physiotherapists<br />Osteopaths<br />Manual therapists<br />Naprapaths<br />...
What can the ECU do?<br />Vision 2020<br />Where do chiropractors want to be in 10 years?<br />What kind of rights do chir...
Active communication <br />
We must<br />expand, both in numbers and in countries<br />Market for manual treatment of nms disorders<br />Osteopaths, m...
Brave leadership<br />Establish more chiropractic programmes at universities<br />Need to be united<br />More emphasis on ...
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Ecu general assembly 2011

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

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