About Dr Robert Verkerk

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Robert Verkerk PhD Executive & Scientific Director of Alliance for Natural Health, has worked for the last 25 years on sustainability issues in the agricultural, environmental and health fields. He completed his MSc and doctorate at Imperial College London and worked as a post-doctoral research fellow in the field of trophic (feeding) level interactions in agricultural systems. Robert established the Alliance for Natural Health in 2002 to help protect and promote, using the tools of good science and good law, sustainable and natural methods of healthcare which are increasingly threatened by regulatory and pharmaceutical industry pressure. He can be contacted on Tel: 01306 646600; info@anhcampaign.org or www.anhcampaign.org

Articles by Dr Robert Verkerk

  1. EU Supplement Legislation Update

    Listed in eu directives

    Most of us take for granted that we live in a democratic society in which the rules and regulations are carefully constructed by experts in their respective fields. Having been work...

  2. Why is Natural Healthcare So at Risk?

    Listed in eu directives

    The author, Executive Director of the Alliance for Natural Health, writes about the EU as the single source of legislation most likely to inhibit the practice of natural healthcare ...

  3. EU Supplement Legislation Update: The Next Battlefronts

    Listed in eu directives

    This article touches on the Alliance for Natural Health (ANH) on-going legal challenge to demonstrate why a positive list-based system for food supplement regulation in Europe woul...

  4. Natural Products and Lifestyle - Their Potential Role in a Bird Flu Pandemic

    Listed in medical conditions

    In this article the author focuses on the potential role of natural products in a bird flu pandemic. There, apparently, is increasing evidence now that the H5N1 (which initiates the...

  5. The Need for a New Paradigm in Healthcare?

    Listed in environmental

    Dr Verkerk discusses the concept of sustainability, as defined by the 2002 World Summit on Sustainable Development.

  6. EU Plans to Ban Therapeutic Dosages of Food Supplements

    Listed in eu directives

    In this column on plans to ban therapeutic dosages of food supplements, the author discloses that, based on ANHs examinations, the type of risk assessment being applied to food supp...

  7. How Sustainable is Orthodox Healthcare?

    Listed in eu directives

    This article looks at how sustainable our healthcare system is, and questions what is being done with the 8.1% of our GDP that we spend on healthcare here in the UK. The author, Ex...

  8. Sustainable Healthcare: Just How Unsustainable is Orthodox Healthcare?

    Listed in eu directives

    In this column, Dr Verkerk laments the over-reliance of people upon pharmaceutical drugs. Americans on average make over 1.1 billions visits to physicians or hospital outpatients de...

  9. Blueprint to Healthy Eating, Fuelling and Exercising

    Listed in nutrition

    Eating a healthy and balanced diet is key to improving the quality of your life, especially when coupled with regular physical activity and due attention to your emotional health, r...

  10. Should we Still be Worshipping at the Altar of Peer-Reviewed Science?

    Listed in evidence

    In furthering our scientific knowledge in human health, as with any other field of science, it’s vitally important that the reader has the ability to trust that the scientific findi...

  11. Fake Blow to CAM Use for Cancer

    Listed in cancer

    Did you hear that cancer patients who refuse conventional cancer treatment and opt for alternative medicine are twice as likely to die than patients who use only conventional treatm...

Book reviews by Dr Robert Verkerk

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