France: ......calling from middle ages........
Dear Members and Friends of NETWORK-Globalhealth,
Members and Friends of NETWORK-Globalhealth,
cry for help has reached us from our colleagues in France, where a
ministerial decree came into force 2 weeks ago which constitutes a massive restriction on medical freedom
and which we wish to inform you about by this letter. The letter from
our French colleagues is shown below.
decree prohibits every form of
reduction treatment for deposits of fat with the exception of
We see this
decree as having such serious implications that in our opinion
extensive countermeasures are essential in order to bring about its
for the time being is only to inform you of this relapse into mediaeval
methods. We will work on developing a more comprehensive strategy for
countermeasures. We will then write to you again and ask for your
We have made the
ministerial decree and the complete publication of the HAS - Haute
Autorité de Santé - available for download under the following links:
de travail HAS.pdf
from middle ages........
As we are punished by a new law of the French Health
Ministry, we would
an action could be done with the help of the Network-Globalhealth and
Would it be possible to pass to all members and Network's
open letter saying our shocking and outrageous is this french law
the community of French aesthetic doctors ALL lipolysis
ALL in one bag (from the one done by the beautician to the one done by
established serious physician) for the reason that they have no
standards, no protocol, no studies, no publication!!!
Please note that the law has forbidden:
- lipolysis by hypo osmolar injection (for this we all
- lipolysis by ultrasounds (all !)
- lipolysis by PPC/DC IL
- lipolysis by mesotherapy injections
- lipolysis by radiofrequency (all devices !)
- lipolysis by laser (Osyris, Deka and ALL Laser
The law stipulates that all these techniques of lipolysis
and represent A SERIOUS HEALTH DANGER (!)
We are QUOTING THE OFFICIAL TEXT!
We are calling for the reaction and help of the international
of Aesthetic Medecine by at least signing a document of
we ask the physicians who agree to answer our call to sign it with full
and position if they are opinion leaders, members of other scientific
societies, professors at universities and so on so the French
that the aesthetic medicine and surgery intelligenzia worldwide is
shocked by this law.
Just imagine : a regular practice of aesthetic medicine
in France CAN'T
offer anymore procedures with : Tripolar, Velasmooth, Smoothsapes,
Utrilog, any ultrasonolipolysis, any radiofrequency, Infra-Red
Smartlipo, Osyris, Cynosure, mesotherapy for cellulitis, Network's
the list has no end as it includes ANY LIPOLYSIS TECHNIQUES!!!
French patients have no more choice and alternative to
results/risk has not been evaluated in the pre-law study!
If any of the members wishes to pass us a paper with
experience of the
above listed techniques (except hypo osmolar injections) it would also
Aesthetic doctors in France are federating
right now in one
Please HELP US.
It is a matter of Freedom, Dignity and Future
Medicine in France. We can't let this situation like it is or it would
that the community accepts the non-recognition of the techniques above,
which we all know how much serious some are!
Yvona Zivic / Network-GlobalHealth France
Dr Anne MOGA
Dr Thierry MARECHAL
A cry for help has reached us from our colleagues in France, where a ministerial decree came into force 2 weeks ago which constitutes a massive restriction on medical freedom and which we wish to inform you about by this letter. The letter from our French colleagues is ....
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