Current Policies

WMA's policies on ethical and social issues

Title Tags Year Type
WMA Statement on Access to Health Care Access, Education, Financing, Freedom of Choice, Health Services Accessibility, Human Resources, Quality, Resource Allocation, Transportation 2006 Statement
WMA Statement on Obesity in Children Child, Children, Healthy Eating, Healthy Lifestyle, Nutrition, Obesity, Physical Exercise, Public Health, Social Determinants of Health 2006 Statement
WMA Statement on Weapons of Warfare and Their Relation to Life and Health Emergency Treatment, Firearm Safety, Firearms, Injury, Warfare, Weapons 2006 Statement
WMA Council Resolution on Legislation Banning Smoking In Public Places 2006 Council Resolutions
WMA Statement on Ethical Considerations in Global Medical Electives Declaration of Geneva, Hospital, Medical Elective, Medical Practice, Medical Trainee, University 2006 Statement
WMA International Code of Medical Ethics Code of Medical Ethics, Collegiality, Conscience, Dignity, Discrimination, Ethics, Medical Ethics, Non-Discrimination, Patient Autonomy, Professional Practice, Standard 2006 Statement
WMA Declaration of Tokyo – Guidelines for Physicians Concerning Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment in Relation to Detention and Imprisonment Degrading, Detention, Forced Feeding, Imprisonment, Inhuman, Interrogation, Patient Autonomy, Professional Autonomy, Reporting, Tokyo, Torture 2006 Declaration, Declaration of Tokyo
WMA Council Resolution on Organ Donation in China China, Execution, Organ Donation, Organ Removal 2006 Council Resolutions, Resolution
WMA Statement on Medical Liability Reform Defencism, Liability, Malpractice, Medical Torts, Tort Law 2005 Statement
WMA Statement on Drug Substitution Bioequivalence, Drug Substitution, Generic Substitution, Therapeutic Substitution 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