Current Policies

WMA's policies on ethical and social issues


Title Tags Year Type
WMA Statement on Medical Liability Reform Defencism, Liability, Malpractice, Medical Torts, Tort Law 2005 Statement
WMA Declaration of Lisbon on the Rights of the Patient Lisbon, Patient, Patient Charta, Patient Rights, Patient/Physician-Relations, Rights 2005 Declaration, Declaration of Lisbon
WMA Council Resolution on the Relation of Law and Ethics Ethical Obligations, Law, Legal Duties, Legal Obligations, Unethical Conducts 2005 Council Resolutions, Resolution
WMA Council Resolution on observer Status for Taiwan to the World Health Organization (WHO) and inclusion as participating party to the International Health Regulations (IHR) IHR, International Health Regulations, Taiwan, WHO 2005 Council Resolutions
WMA Resolution on Academic Sanctions or Boycotts Academic Sections, Access, Boycotts 2005 Resolution
WMA Declaration on Euthanasia Dignity, End-of-Life Care, Euthanasia, Palliative Care, Patient Autonomy, Suicide, Terminal Illness 2005 Declaration
WMA Statement on Body Searches of Prisoners Body Cavity Search, Correctional Institutions, Detention, Physical Examination, Prison 2005 Statement
WMA Declaration of Hong Kong on the Abuse of the Elderly Elder Abuse, Elderly, Family Violence, Geriatrics, Hong Kong, Maltreatment, Neglect, Reporting 2005 Declaration, Declaration of Hong Kong
WMA Statement on Boxing Accident Prevention, Boxing, Brain Injury, Sport, Trauma 2005 Statement
WMA Statement on Female Genital Mutilation Circumcision, FGM, Genital Mutilation, Human Rights, Medicalisation, Mutilation, Violence against Women 2005 Statement
WMA Statement on Physician-Assisted Suicide Euthanasia, Physician Assisted Suicide, Suicide 2005 Statement
WMA Statement on Non-Discrimination in Professional Membership and Activities of Physicians National Medical Association, Non-Discrimination, Physicians, Professional 2005 Statement
WMA Resolution on WFME Global Standards for Quality Improvement of Medical Education Basic Medical Education, Continuing Professional Development (CPD), Education, Medical Education, Postgraduate Medical Education, Quality, Standards, World Federation for Medical Education 2004 Resolution
WMA Statement on Water and Health Emergency, Environment, Health, Water 2004 Statement
WMA Resolution on the Designation of an Annual Medical Ethics Day Medical Ethics Day 2003 Resolution