History

Our History: 

 

 

The history of World Homeopathy Awareness Week

 World Homeopathy Awareness Week was founded by homeopath, Gabrielle Traub in 2004. 

 The First board of directors consisted of: 

Chair: Gabrielle Traub (United States)

Vice chair: Peter Viksveen (Norway)

General Secretary: Dr. Tariq Khan (Pakistan)

Head of website development: Dr. Jawahar Shah (India). The website was revamped by Cindy Chrisman (USA) in 2008.

 Later they were joined by:

Director of Business Development: Dr. Dan Tobin (United States)

Head of Fundraising: Karin Mont (United Kingdom)

 

In 2006 WHAW was celebrated in 36 countries around the world.

 In 2006 the WHAO was awarded the Selfless Humanitarian Work for setting up relief camps for earthquake victims in Pakistan under the leadership of Dr. Tariq Khan.

 In 2007 the World Homeopathy Awareness Organization attained non-profit status.

 In 2009 the WHAO displayed a giant street banner promoting Homeopathy over a major highway in Australia.

Past chairs:

Gabrielle Traub (United States)

Amina Sabry (Egypt)

Christine Liebing-Gabel (Germany)

Elizabeth Brandegee Byszeski (United States)

Asim Shaikh (Canada) Current chair

 

 

Past themes:

 

2006: Homeopathy for Children  

2007: Homeopathy for Women’s Health  

2008: Homeopathy in Sport’s Medicine 

2009: Homeopathy and Allergies 

2010: Homeopathy for Mental Well-Being

2011: Homeopathy and the Musculoskeletal System

2012: Homeopathy for Infertility

2013: Homeopathy for Trauma & Disasters

2014: Homeopathy for Men’s Health

2015: Homoeopathy for Infectious Diseases

2016: Homeopathy as Preventative Medicine.

 

Board Members

Year

Chair

Vice Chair

General Sec.

Treasurer

2004

Gabrielle Traub

Petter Viksveen

Dr. Tariq Khan

 

2005

Gabrielle Traub

Petter Viksveen

Dr. Tariq Khan

 

2006

Amina Sabry/ Petter Viskveen

Petter Viksveen

Dr. Tariq Khan

 

2007

Christine Liebing-Gabel

Indrani Meyer

Dr. Tariq Khan

Nele Pintelon

2008

Christine Liebing-Gabel

Indrani Meyer

Martin de Munck

Nele Pintelon

2009

Christine Liebing-Gabel

Elizabeth Brandegee

Martin de Munck

Fotini Tsandila

2010

Elizabeth Brandegee

vacant

Manon Bruins-Maathuis

Fotini Tsandila

2011

Elizabeth Brandigee

John Whyte Venables

Hester Penneweert

Fotini Tsandila

2012

Elizabeth Brandigee /Asim Shaikh

Margarita Segkou

Hester Penneweert

Fotini Tsandila

2013

Asim Shaikh

Margarita Segkou

Hester Penneweert

Fotini Tsandila

2014

Asim Shaikh

Deepak Sharma

Hester Penneweert

Hester Penneweert

2015

Asim Shaikh

Deepak Sharma

Hester Penneweert

Hester Penneweert

2016

Asim Shaikh

Deepak Sharma

Hester Penneweert / Jolande Velgersdijk

Hester Penneweert/ Marc van der Grind

 2017

 Asim Shaikh

 Deepak Sharma

 Jolande Velgersdijk

 Marc van der Grind