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A Timeline

1994 [Israel] The world’s first medical unit dedicated to treating opioid dependency in an ICU

1995 [Italy] Dr. Waismann treats 300 patients in 3 days in Operation Hope effort

1997 [Israel] The first int’l ANR workshop is attended by doctors from around the world

1997 [Australia] Dr. Waismann gives a lecture at the Australian Ministry of Health

1998 [Germany] Dr. Waismann presents at the 10th European Congress of Anesthesiology

1998 [Indonesia] Dr. Waismann is honored by the Indonesian Minister of Health

2000 [United States] Dr. Waismann chosen as visiting professor by Texas Tech Anesthesiology Dept

2000 [Indonesia] Dr. Waismann meets with President Megawati to discuss her support of ANR

2000 [Kazakhstan] Dr. Waismann meets with officials from the Ministry of Health

2001 [Switzerland] Dr. Waismann meets with the World Health Organization rep for Southeast Asia

2002 [India] Dr. Waismann opens an ANR Center in Jalandhar in the state of Punjab

2006 [Belgium] Dr. Waismann opens an ANR Support Center in Brussels

2006 [Israel] Dr. Waismann opens an ANR Center in Ashkelon, just south of Tel Aviv

2008 [Romania] Dr. Waismann is honored by the Mayor of Voluntari and given the key to the city

2012 [Switzerland] Dr. Waismann opens an ANR Center at Interlaken Hospital

2016 [Georgia] Dr. Waismann opens an ANR Center in Tbilisi, the capital city of Georgia

2019 [United States] The first American ANR Clinic opens in southwest Florida

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CONFRONTING THE OPIOID CRISIS

Dr. Waismann’s Story

Born in Brazil, Dr. Waismann initially started his medical career as a surgeon and trauma specialist. Later he added to his training intensive care management.

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ON OPIOID ADDICTION...
There is no magic involved. I am telling anyone willing to listen or prepared to take the time to understand - heroin addiction, morphine addiction, methadone addiction are all identical central nervous system disorders that are reversible. Totally! Almost instantly! DR ANDRE WAISMANN DIRECTOR AND FOUNDING PRINCIPAL