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Solveig Wiesener

Senior Adviser, Coordinator of international relations, patient safety and WHO related tasks
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Research interests

CAM regulation, RIsk and Societal Safety, Patient Safety

Publications in CRIStin


  • Salamonsen, Anita; Wiesener, Solveig. “Then I went to a hospital abroad”: acknowledging implications of stakeholders’ differing risk understandings related to use of complementary and alternative medicine in European health care contexts. (fulltekst) BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2019; Volum 19 (93). ISSN 1472-6882.s doi: 10.1186/s12906-019-2499-3.

  • Wiesener, Solveig; Salamonsen, Anita; Fønnebø, Vinjar. Which risk understandings can be derived from the current disharmonized regulation of complementary and alternative medicine in Europe?. (fulltekst) BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2018; Volum 18 (1). ISSN 1472-6882.s doi: 10.1186/s12906-017-2073-9.

  • Wiesener, Solveig; Falkenberg, Torkel; Hegyi, Gabriella; Hök, Johanna; Roberti di Sarsina, Paolo; Fønnebø, Vinjar. Legal status and regulation of complementary and alternative medicine in Europe. Forschende Komplementärmedizin 2012; Volum 19. ISSN 1661-4119.s 29 - 36.s doi: 10.1159/000343125.

  • Hök, Johanna; Lewith, George; Weidenhammer, Wolfgang; Santos-Rey, Koldo; Fønnebø, Vinjar; Wiesener, Solveig; Falkenberg, Torkel. International development of traditional medicine/complementary and alternative medicine research - what can Europe learn?. Forschende Komplementärmedizin 2012; Volum 19. ISSN 1661-4119.s 44 - 50.s doi: 10.1159/000342724.

  • Salamonsen, Anita; Wiesener, Solveig. Alternativ medisin: Trygt og nyttig - eller uregulert og udokumentert?. Dagens medisin 2019. ISSN 1501-4290.s 41 - 41.

  • Salamonsen, Anita; Wiesener, Solveig. Ulik forståelse av risiko ved alternativ behandling. (data) (fulltekst) Dagens medisin 2019. ISSN 1501-4290.

  • Wiesener, Solveig; Salamonsen, Anita; Stub, Trine; Fønnebø, Vinjar. The broken link - Combining conventional and complementary medicine in a safe health care delivery chain.. World Congress Integrative Medicine & Health 2017 2017-05-02 - 2017-05-05 2017.

  • Wiesener, Solveig; Fønnebø, Vinjar; World health Organization, Region South East Asia. Core and Reference Indicators for Monitoring Traditional and Complementary Medicine in South-East Asia. (data) 2017 ISBN 978-92-9022-622-2.

  • Wiesener, Solveig. The development of Standard Indicators and Meta Data to Monitor Traditional Medicine System Performance. Tradmed 2017 International Symposium on Traditional and COmplementary Medicine 2017-11-22 - 2017-11-25 2017.

  • Salamonsen, Anita; Wiesener, Solveig. Are differing risk perceptions related to patients’ use of CAM a barrier to doctor-patient communication in comprehensive patient care?. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2017; Volum 17. ISSN 1472-6882.s doi: /10.1186/s12906-017-1782-4.

  • Wiesener, Solveig; Salamonsen, Anita; Stub, Trine; Fønnebø, Vinjar. The broken link! Combining conventional and complementary medicine in a safe health care delivery chain. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2017; Volum 17. ISSN 1472-6882.s 49 - 50.s doi: 10.1186/s12906-017-1782-4.

  • Salamonsen, Anita; Wiesener, Solveig. Gaps in risk perceptions are barriers to doctor-patient communication about CAM. World Congress Integrative Medicine and Health 2017 2017-05-02 - 2017-05-05 2017.

  • Wiesener, Solveig. Alternativ behandling- Uoversiktlig og uregulert. Pasientens frihet til å velge eller brudd på sikkert behandlingsvalg?. Pasientsikkerhetskonferansen 2016 2016-09-21 - 2016-09-22 2016.

  • Wiesener, Solveig. "CAMCrossEurope" regulation- Impact on patient safety- with focus on supervision. 19th EPSO (European Partnership for Supervisory Organisations in Health Services and Social Care) meeting 2015-04-15 - 2015-04-17 2015.

  • Wiesener, Solveig. NAFKAM's arbeid med pasientsikkerhet og risiko; Sammen med eller ved siden av Pasientsikkerhetskampanjen?. Hvordan inkludere alternativ behandling i pasientsikkerhetsarbeidet 2015-11-18 - 2015-11-18 2015.

  • Wiesener, Solveig. «CAMCrossEurope» regulation. Impact on patient safety – with focus on India-Nor collaboration. Sustainable integrated mother and child health care in rural India 2015-09-07 - 2015-09-15 2015.

  • Wiesener, Solveig; Lillenes, Ola. CAM Regulation http://nafkam-camregulation.uit.no/. (data) (fulltekst) (omtale) (sammendrag) (prosjekt) 2015.

  • Wiesener, Solveig; Braut, G.S.; Fønnebø, Vinjar. Disharmonized regulation of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) in Europe - Implications for patient safety. (fulltekst) 2013.

  • Wiesener, Solveig. «CAMCrossEurope» regulation – with an osteopathy focus. Will harmonization improve patient safety?. 16th FORE (Forum for Osteopathic Regulation in Europe) meeting 2013-10-19 - 2013-10-20 2013.

  • Wiesener, Solveig; Fønnebø, Vinjar. «CAMCrossEurope» regulation – impact on patient safety. Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM): AN investment in health 2013-06-27 - 2013-06-27 2013.

  • Hök, Johanna; Lewith, George; Weidenhammer, Wolfgang; Santos-Rey, Koldo; Fønnebø, Vinjar; Wiesener, Solveig; Falkenberg, Torkel. Symposium presentation 6: International development of TM/CAM research - what can Europe learn?. Forschende Komplementärmedizin 2013; Volum 20. ISSN 1661-4119.s 1 - 124.

  • Weidenhammer, Wolfgang; Falkenberg, Torkel; Wiesener, Solveig; Nissen, Nina; Hök, Johanna; Lewith, George; von Ammon, Klaus; Fischer, Felix. The Pan-European research network for Complementary and Alternative Medicine CAMbrella. Forschende Komplementärmedizin 2013; Volum 20. ISSN 1661-4119.s 1 - 124.

  • Wiesener, Solveig; Falkenberg, Torkel; Hegyi, Gabriella; Hök, Johanna; Roberti di Sarsina, Paolo; Fønnebø, Vinjar. Symposium presentation 2 Legal status and regulation of CAM in Europe. Forschende Komplementärmedizin 2013; Volum 20. ISSN 1661-4119.s 1 - 124.

  • Wiesener, Solveig; Fønnebø, Vinjar. Legal status and regulation of CAM in Europe. ICCMR2013, WS26, 8th annual congress of ISCMR 2013-04-11 - 2013-04-13 2013.

  • Wiesener, Solveig. Legal status and regulation of CAM in Europe. ECU - European Chiropractors’ Union - Executive Council meeting 2013-03-01 - 2013-03-01 2013.

  • Fønnebø, Vinjar; Kristiansen, Truls Tunby; Falkenberg, Torkel; Hegyi, Gabriella; Roberti di Sarsina, Paolo; Wiesener, Solveig. Legal status and regulation of CAM in Europe Part II - Herbal and homeopathic medicinal products. (fulltekst) 2013.

  • Wiesener, Solveig; Falkenberg, Torkel; Hegyi, Gabriella; Hök, Johanna; Roberti di Sarsina, Paolo; Fønnebø, Vinjar. Legal status and regulation of CAM in Europe Part III - CAM regulations in EU/EFTA/EEA. (fulltekst) 2013.

  • Wiesener, Solveig; Falkenberg, Torkel; Hegyi, Gabriella; Hök, Johanna; Roberti di Sarsina, Paolo; Fønnebø, Vinjar. Legal status and regulation of CAM in Europe - Part I: CAM regulations in the European countries. (fulltekst) 2013.

  • Fønnebø, Vinjar; Wiesener, Solveig. Legal regulation of CAM in Europe. Europaparlamentet 2012-11-28 - 2012-11-28 2012.

  • Fønnebø, Vinjar; Wiesener, Solveig. Legal regulation of CAM in Europe. CAMbrella final conference 2012-11-29 - 2012-11-29 2012.

  • Wiesener, Solveig; Fønnebø, Vinjar. CAM in Europe - a complex legal and regulative situation. Will hamonized EU-wide regulation strengthen CAM research and practice?. Regulation and Professionalization in Complementary and Alternative 2011-05-05 - 2011-05-05 2011.