Useful Chiropractic Links
European Academy of Chiropractic
The European Academy of Chiropractic (EAC) is the academic arm of the European Chiropractors’ Union.
The purpose of the European Chiropractors’ Union Research Fund is to promote and support scientific research which will improve the knowledge, understanding and practice of chiropractic as part of the scientific healing arts.
This fund is administered by the ECU Research Council, according to the directive given by the ECU General Council, in particular with reference to the necessity of obtaining factual information which will facilitate evidence-based decisions.
A Scientific Journal for European Chiropractors
Chiropractic and Manual Therapies is an open access online journal. It is produced by BioMed Central, which produces over 250 medical online journals on a range of subjects. C&MT is a joint venture between the European Academy of Chiropractic (EAC) and the Chiropractic and Osteopathic College of Australasia (COCA). It has an Editorial Board, Chaired by Prof. Bruce Walker and comprising members from Europe and Australasia.
ECCE – The European Council on Chiropractic Education
The ECCE is an international autonomous organization concerned with accreditation (and re-accreditation) of the education and training of chiropractors. The principal goal of the ECCE is to assure the quality of chiropractic education and training against a set of educational standards. The Standards are intended for use by chiropractic institutions, both in the private and public sectors, predominately (but not exclusively) in Europe, in institutional self-evaluation of their educational programmes, and for use by international committees and bodies involved in the recognition and accreditation of chiropractic institutions worldwide.
For more information, please visit the European Council on Chiropractic Education website.
The World Federation of Chiropractic (WFC) exists to support, empower, promote and unite chiropractors and the chiropractic profession. They have has national associations representing 88 countries in 7 world regions. Many individuals and organisations support its work as associate members. The WFC has been a non-governmental organisation or NGO in official relations with the World Health Organization (WHO) since 1997 and is committed to supporting public health initiatives and advancing spinal health and well-being through their activities.
CCEI – The Councils on Chiropractic Education International
The Councils on Chiropractic Education International (CCEI) is an organization of chiropractic accrediting bodies worldwide. CCEI is committed to excellence in chiropractic education through emphasis on quality in its Model Core Chiropractic Accreditation Standards, and by aiding in the development and recognition of new accrediting bodies in geographic regions where such agencies are not currently recognized.
IBCE – International Board of Chiropractic Examiners
The IBCE does not embrace any particular chiropractic philosophy. Instead, the IBCE produces tests according to information provided collectively by the chiropractic educational institutions, regulatory authorities, field practitioners, and subject specialists, along with an analysis of the chiropractic profession within each jurisdiction that chooses to utilize IBCE services.
ACC – Association of Chiropractic Colleges
The Association of Chiropractic Colleges includes and represents all CCE accredited colleges and programs which serves its institutions and their students, the profession and its patients, and the public by advancing chiropractic education, research and service.
EU RELATED LINKS
The ECU is a member of the European Public Health Alliance (EPHA)
The ECU is an Associate Member of SOLVIT, for effective problem solving in the EU Internal Market
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EUROPA TRANSPARENCY REGISTER
The Europa Transparency Register provides citizens with a direct and single access to information about who is engaged in activities aiming at influencing the EU decision making process, which interests are being pursued and what level of resources are invested in these activities.
ECU Registration Information within the EUROPA Transparency Register