WMA annual General Assembly 2022 – Berlin

WMA annual General Assembly 2022 – Berlin
5-8 October 2022

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Berlin
Potsdamer Platz 3, 10785 Berlin, Germany

The World Medical Association’s annual General Assembly will be held at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Berlin from October 5-8, when both the WMA and the German Medical Association will celebrate their 75th anniversaries.

The programme of the meeting will be:

Wednesday 5 October: Council and Committees
Thursday 6 October: 75th Anniversary Celebration of the German Medical Association
Scientific Session (‘Medical Ethics in a Globalized   World’)
Friday 7 October am: Assembly Ceremonial Session
Saturday 8 October: General Assembly

Journalists are invited to attend the Scientific Session, the Assembly Ceremonial Session and the General Assembly.

The keynote speakers at the Scientific Session will be Prof. Tom L. Beauchamp, Professor of Philosophy, Georgetown University, USA and Prof. James F. Childress, Professor Emeritus of Ethics and Religious Studies, University of Virginia, USA.

At the Ceremonial Session on Friday morning, Dr. Osahon Enabulele, former President of the Nigerian Medical Association, will be installed as WMA President for 2022-23.

The keynote speaker at the General Assembly on Saturday will be Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, newly installed WHO Hub for Pandemic and Epidemic Intelligence.
Issues on the Assembly agenda on Saturday are likely to be headed by proposed revisions to the International Code of Medical Ethics, which have been drawn up following months of discussion. Other topics on the agenda include healthcare discrimination against the elderly, racism in medicine, and the growth of telehealth and digital healthcare activities.