This International Organization formed in 1962 congruent to the policy objectives of the WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION. In 1962 The WHO and UNICEF sponsored an International Conference in USSR at Alma Ata, at the University of Kazakhstan. The ALMA ATA DECLARATION defined a global strategy for public health and preventive medicine which epitomized as “HEALTH FOR ALL BY 2000 A.D.” This strategy entails the use of all available healing methods both Orthodox and Traditional and Medicina Alternativa was formed as an international society under the guidelines of THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION, under the legal enactments of USSR in Alma Ata in 1962. Its membership was limited to those who attended that meeting. Delegates from 46 countries were represented. The first Chairman was Prof. V. Inyushin of the Department of Biophysics of the University of Kazakhstan in USSR. The co-chairman was Prof. Dr. Jos Schade, the celebrated neurologist from Holland.
Our Institution was founded by Late Prof.Dr.Sir.Anton Jayasuriya who was posthumously awarded the United Nations Millennium Award in 2007 by UN Secretary General Kofi Annan for his contribution to humanity throughout his life.
Legally incorporated in Sri Lanka with the approval of BOI- N (PVS) 44736
Established by Moscow Charter of 10 August 1975 by President Medicina Alternativa citing and vesting -Medicina Alternativa affiliated to OIUCM in Sri Lanka. Thus MA continues to legally remain in SL as the only Medicina Alternativa vested with the power to issue higher degrees through its affiliate OIUCM.
Over 100 Legally incorporated branches worldwide in all
And we have been in operation continuously for over 50 years !!
MA Sri Lanka the International Headquarter of MA
The Charter authority which vested with Medicina Alternativa in Sri Lanka in 1975 continues to date and MA Sri Lanka remains the legal International Headquarter for Medicina Alternativa activities worldwide. Even though a large number of institutions worldwide claim to be affiliated to MA, the genuine institutions are those who have valid credentials from us to operate clinics and classes. The higher degree certification authority is vested solely with MA located in Sri Lanka.
Recognized by the United Nations Peace University constituted under United Nations General Assembly Resolution No. 35/55/5/XII/80.
Accreditation of our University
OIUCMED is happy to announce that it is now accredited by the Confederation of International Accreditation Commission– CIAC. This prestigious accreditation is part of an International system of quality assurance which requires colleges and universities to reach a common understanding and agreement as to the standards of quality for International higher education. Following a rigorous process of evaluation to receive formal accreditation, the Confederation of International Accreditation Commission – CIAC has approved our formal accreditation. CIAC is a private, non-governmental, self-regulated and fast growing accreditation/rating agency which is continuously working towards improvement of quality assurance standards around the globe.
The International Commission of Diplomatic Relation Human Rights and Peace
We are also accredited by The International Commission of Diplomatic Relation Human Rights and Peace which is an international, non-for-profit, Sovereign Inter-Governmental Organization registered under the resolution of Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations (18th April, 1961) and the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations (18th April, 1963); accepted and registered as Inter Government Organization with United Nation-DESA, United Nation Global Compact, Government of Commonwealth, International Commission of Jurist and Council of Europe alongside accredited IGO with World Parliament (IGO;UN-ECOSOC Accredited).