30 June 2020

ALA2020 Congress - Symposium "The narcotization of the world"

Psychologist Uriel López will represent Takiwasi at the VI Congress of the Latin American Association of Anthropology that will be held online in November 2020. Uriel will participate with an oral presentation entitled "The positive dialogue between the Western and the Indigenous World regarding drug use as a consequence of existential emptiness and neoliberal carelessness”.

25 June 2020

Medicinal aromatic plants and ancestral knowledge for the empowerment of indigenous women

Through a BioTrade model developed in alliance with indigenous communities of the Kichwa-Lamistas and Awajún ethnic groups in the San Martin region, the Takiwasi Laboratory promotes the participation and socio-economic empowerment of women producers of medicinal plants. In this way, people and nature are benefited, combining the sustainable development of native communities and the regeneration and conservation of the forest and Amazonian biodiversity.

22 June 2020

Share your testimony about the “Reparation Ritual for Unborn Children”

Takiwasi's therapeutic team is preparing a new article on the “Reparation Ritual for Unborn Children” and its effects on the people who have participated in it. We invite all former patients, people who participated in retreats/diets and seminars and friends of Takiwasi to share their testimony about their personal experience with this ritual in order to enrich this research. You can send your testimony to Veronika Kavenská, therapeutic coordinator of Takiwasi, e-mail:

09 June 2020

Online psychological counselling services

If you are looking for help in a time of crisis or need professional support to undertake or continue long-term personal therapeutic work, at Takiwasi we offer online psychological counselling with our mental health experts.

08 June 2020

Access and Benefit Sharing Under the Nagoya Protocol - Quo Vadis?

An article presenting six Latin American case studies assessing opportunities and risk has been published in the journal Frontiers in Pharmacology.