France to stop reimbursing patients for homeopathy

Decision comes after national study concludes the medicine has no proven benefit

The French government has announced it will stop reimbursing patients for homeopathic treatment from 2021 after a major national study concluded the alternative medicine had no proven benefit.

The health minister, Agn├Ęs Buzyn, a former doctor who has vowed to place scientific rigour at the heart of policy, said she had made the decision after a damning verdict on homeopathy by the national health authority in June.

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Source: theguardian
France to stop reimbursing patients for homeopathy