WMA Annual General Assembly

11-14 October 2006: Pilanesberg, South Africa

The annual General Assembly of the World Medical Association will be held at the Convention Centre, Sun City from 11 to 14 October 2006.

The programme of the meeting will be:

Wednesday 11 October: Standing committees
Thursday 12 October: Scientific session
Friday 13 October am: Council meeting
Ceremonial Session
Saturday 14 October: General Assembly

The theme of the scientific session is 'Health as an Investment: Leadership and Advocacy'.

Among the issues on the agenda at the meeting are:

  • Revised guidelines for the management of hunger strikers
  • International Code of Medical Ethics
  • Revised guidance on HIV/AIDS
  • Tuberculosis