May 25, 2012 — Activator Methods International is pleased to announce it’s co-founder and CEO Dr. Arlan Fuhr, has been named as a delegate to the World Health Organization (WHO) Annual Conference in Geneva, Switzerland.
“I am honored to have the opportunity to represent chiropractic to the World Health Organization,” commented Fuhr, recipient of the prestigious World Federation of Chiropractic’s Honour Award. “I’ve been in the fortunate position to work with and train thousands of chiropractors in the effort to make a real, positive impact on the lives of people suffering with pain around the world, and I look very forward to representing the chiropractic community at this year’s conference.”
The Activator Method is marketed as the most widely used low-force chiropractic technique in the world. With more than 45 years of empirical study and more than 25 years of clinical research to support it, the Activator Method requires the use of the Activator Adjusting Instrument to deliver consistent, low-force, high-speed chiropractic adjustments.
The 65th session of the World Health Assembly will take place in Geneva during 21–26 May 2012. At this session, the Health Assembly will discuss a number of public health issues such as universal health coverage, millennium development goals, non-communicable diseases, mental disorders, nutrition, and adolescent pregnancy.
WHO is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends.
Educating chiropractors across the world on the benefits of low-force chiropractic adjustments, Fuhr’s speaking engagements have included stops in Mexico, Canada, Australia, Japan, New Zealand, Ireland, the United Kingdom, Taiwan, and China. He is credited with 25 peer-reviewed publications, 13 domestic patents, 47 worldwide trademarks and more than 100 copyrighted works. In 2008, Fuhr published the second edition of the technique textbook.
“All of us at Activator Methods are thrilled to have yet another opportunity in which we can serve our profession,” added Fuhr.
Source: Activator Methods International Ltd., activator.com