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Hela Barn is a charity independent of any political party, religious group or commercial funding working towards allowing children below the age of 8 years access to complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), care and treatment in Sweden. The network which was founded in 2008 has been run as a charitable organization since 2009.

 

The Board

Elisabet Agar              Chair This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Charlotta Jaakkola       Secretary This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Britta Kjellin               Treasury This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Anna Rosenkvist         Active Member This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Lina Lanestrand          Active Member This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


Charter for Nätverket Hela Barn i Sverige

Below is a list of Hela Barn´s active working groups

  • Information Group
  • Research and Development of Complementary Medicine
  • Research and Development of School Medicine
  • Media and Politics
  • Activity Group
  • Congress Group

Every child´s right to good health

The network is working towards each child´s access to safe and quality complementary and alternative examination, care and treatment in Sweden.  The network is intended as forum where parents, other adults and serious therapists can inspire, support and share experience and knowledge with each other in regards to complementary and alternative medicine and treatment for children.  The network also aims to spread knowledge, experience and information about complementary and alternative examination, care and treatment of children.

The Network members

The Network is made up of parents, other adults and therapists who would like to take an active part in working towards each child´s access to complementary and alternative care.  By becoming a member of the network Hela Barn you will help influence each child´s right to good health in Sweden.

Legal in every European country except Sweden

Many children in the world have reached lasting health quickly when treated with complementary and alternative medicine in harmony with the body´s natural effort to stay healthy.  Sweden is the only country in Europe where complementary and alternative examination, care and treatment of children under eight years old is illegal.

Extracted from the Convention of Children´s Rights

Aims of Hela Barn

  • To change the Swedish law so that each child in Sweden, irrespective of age, have access to complementary and alternative treatment.
  • To set up a register in Sweden listing well educated therapists offering safe and quality complementary and alternative examination, care and treatment of children.

Working Method

  • To spread knowledge about the law which denies children below the age of eight access to complementary and alternative treatment via our website, blogg, brochures and information meetings.
  • Sharing knowledge and experience of complementary and alternative medical treatment of children below the age of eight.
  • Recruiting new members.
  • Actively working within the different working groups to achieve our goal.
  • Collecting names for our petition to gain evidence that a change in legislation is needed.
  • Influencing the government, legislators and the UN Children´s Committee to effect a change in legislation.