WMA Annual General Assembly

(30.08.2016) October 19-22 Grand Hyatt Hotel, Taipei, Taiwan    

The annual General Assembly of the World Medical Association will be held at the Grand Hyatt Hotel, Taipei, Taiwan from October 19-22 2016.

The programme of the meeting will be:

Wednesday 19 October: Committees
Thursday 20 October: Scientific Session
Friday 21 October: Council Session
Assembly Ceremonial Session
Saturday 22 October: General Assembly

The theme of the Scientific Session on Thursday is "Healthcare System Sustainability".

Among the issues on the agenda at the meeting are:

  • Ethical Considerations regarding Health Databases and Biobanks
  • Ageing
  • Female Genital Mutilation
  • Cyber-attacks on health
  • Armed conflict

Any journalists wishing to attend the Scientific Session and the Assembly sessions on Friday and Saturday should contact Nigel Duncan, WMA Public Relations Consultant, on:

+ 44 (0) 20 8997 3653 (work)
+ 44 (0) 7984 944 403 (mobile)