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About us

Nafkam.no is the Norwegian health authorities' official information web site about complementary and alternative medicine (CAM).

The website shall provide the Norwegian population with evidence-based information about CAM, and is meant to contribute to higher patient safety. This website is run by NAFKAM (Norway's National Research Center in Complementary and Alternative Medicine).

On these pages, you will find information about:

Want to know more, but can’t find it?

We regularly receive requests about health and treatment that is beyond what we can help with, thus we have to search outside NAFKAM for answers. We only use trusted sources for this purpose. We will never give your information to anyone outside NAFKAM without anonymizing the information. Please read our disclaimer before you contact us.

Do you still have questions about NAFKAM or about CAM in Norway? 

You are welcome to contact the Editorial Staff by email: nafkam@helsefak.uit.no,
by phone +47 77 64 66 50,
or by fax +47 77 64 91 91. 

Please note that we do not offer medical advice, nor treatment or products. We cannot assist you in finding a CAM therapist/ -product.

Postal adress

NAFKAM, Faculty of Health Sciences
UiT The Arctic University of Norway
N-9037 Tromsø, Norway


MH-building, Department of Community Medicine
UiT  The Arctic University of Norway
Hansine Hansens veg 18
9019 Tromsø


Norway's National Research Center in Complementary and Alternative Medicine

We work to give you facts about complementary and alternative medicine, so that you can make safer choices for your health.

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