Current Policies

WMA's policies on ethical and social issues


Title Tags Year Type
WMA Statement on Gender Equality in Medicine Employment Opportunities, Female Physician, Feminization, Gender, Male Physician, Pay, Women, Work-Life Balance, Workforce 2018 Statement
WMA Statement on Biosimilar Medicinal Products Biosimilar Products, Medicine, Originator Product, Patent 2018 Statement
WMA Statement on the Development and Promotion of a Maternal and Child Health Handbook Child, Continuum of Care, Handbook, Maternal and Child Health, Mother 2018 Statement
WMA Resolution on Prohibition of Physician Participation in Capital Punishment Capital Punishment, Death Penalty, Drugs for Execution, Execution, Human Rights, Non-Involvement 2018
WMA Resolution on Migration Migration, Refugees 2018 Resolution
WMA Statement on Physicians convicted of Genocide, War Crimes or Crimes Against Humanity Crime, Crimes Against Humanity, Genocide, License, Medical Associations, Medical Licensure, Prosecution, Regulation, War Crime 2018 Statement
WMA Statement on Medically-Indicated Termination of Pregnancy Abortion, Conscience, Ethics, Obstetrics, Oslo, Pregnancy, Termination of Pregnancy 2018 Statement
WMA Statement on Sustainable Development Climate Change, Inequity, SDGs, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Development Goals 2018 Statement
WMA Statement on Medical Tourism Ethics, Foreign Patients, Guidelines, Medical Tourism 2018 Statement
WMA Statement on Avian and Pandemic Influenza Avian Influenza, Bird Flu, Influenza, Pandemic 2018 Statement
WMA Statement on the Ethics of Telemedicine Confidentiality, Data Integrity, E-Prescribing, Electronic Medical Records, Telecommunication, Telemedicine 2018 Statement
WMA Declaration of Seoul on Professional Autonomy and Clinical Independence Clinical Independence, Professional Autonomy, Professional Judgment, Professionalism, Seoul 2018 Declaration
WMA Council Resolution on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons Nuclear weapons, Peace, Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, Weapons 2018
WMA Statement on the Cooperation of National Medical Associations during or in the Aftermath of Conflicts Collaboration, Conflict, Exchange, Medical Ethics, National Medical Association, NMA 2017
WMA Declaration on Fair Trade in Medical Products and Devices Child Labour, Ethical procurement, Fair trade, Modern slavery, Social Determinants of Health, Sustainable Development Goals 2017
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