Currently, there is no scientific evidence to support that alternative remedies are effective in preventing or treating COVID-19. Yet, claims circulating on the internet that alternative remedies may be effective against the coronavirus.
NAFKAM finds that it is of great importance to investigate people’s use of CAM during the COVID-19 pandemic.
This will provide valuable insights for health care professionals, authorities and scientists in order to guide future communication and research, and to support rational decision-making in pandemic times
List of ongoing research projects COVID-19
- Lifestyle changes during the COVID-19-pandemic
- Gender specific use of Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Norway during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic: A Cross-Sectional Survey
- Strategier for forebygging og behandling av COVID-19-relaterte symptomer. En befolkningsbasert undersøkelse i Norge, Sverige og Nederland.
- The impact of COVID-19 on complementary and alternative medicine providers: a cross-sectional survey in Norway