Organization: Boehringer Ingelheim Ellas SA
Title: President of Marketing Academy of Health Professionals, vice President of Hellenic Society of Ethnopharmacology
In order to reduce health care costs caused by nocebo effect of western medicines to immigrants, Hellenic Society of Ethnopharmacology plans to train Greek doctors by using traditional healers. An e-application will be also created in order to facilitate a common (medico-cultural) language between doctor and patient.
I want to use food to facility the use of drugs to people that either do not have access to new and more expensive drugs, or they do not have enough money to buy all drugs of a prescription.
Knowing the appropriate food /disease and food /drug reactions this could help people to use the convenient/appropriate food/diet to
1. help them prevent or fight the desease
2. help the drug increase its efficacy (rather than taking other drug combinations or higher dosage of the drug in order to achieve the same clinical benefit