31 March 2022

Video tribute to Dr. Rosa Giove

Video tribute to the memory of Dr. Rosa Giove, co-founder of the Takiwasi Center. Her activity was developed as a clinical doctor, psychotherapist, healer, researcher, professor, consultant.

29 March 2022

Messages and memories

We have collected some of the numerous comments and messages of condolences received that describe Rosa, her personality and her way of being, seen by the people who met her on the path of life. We believe that there is no better testimony of the impact that Rosa had on the lives of so many people, and of her legacy both on a human level and as a health professional dedicated to helping others.

21 March 2022

Presentation of the preliminary results of the ATOP project

Dr. Brian Rush, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), will be one of the panelists at the conference “From Research to Reality - Global Summit on Psychedelic-Assisted Therapies and Medicine”, May 27th-29th, 2022, Toronto, Canada, with the lecture entitled “Preliminary results from the Ayahuasca Treatment Outcome Project (ATOP): Takiwasi Center Peru”.

03 March 2022

Symposium of the Swiss Ethnobiology Network

The 13th symposium of the Swiss Ethnobiology Network will take place at the Natur-Museum in Lucerne, Switzerland, on March 26, 10-17h. The meeting will also be broadcast online. Our scientific director Matteo Politi will be participating with the following lecture: “Traditional Amazonian medicine and psychedelic assisted-therapy; implications for mental health”.

19 January 2022

Fondation Vermont supports the studies of indigenous youth

Thanks to the support of the Fondation Vermont, starting in January of this year, 4 Awajún indigenous youth from the communities of Yutupis and Puerto Galilea, district of Río Santiago, department of Amazonas, receive a full scholarship to study in the Clase A Pre-University Group of Tarapoto and thus prepare to apply to university, with the aim of studying careers such as mathematics, law and nursing.