Current Policies

WMA's policies on ethical and social issues


Title Tags Year Type
WMA Resolution on Women’s Rights to Health Care and How That Relates to the Prevention of Mother-to-Child HIV Infection Antenatal Care, Discrimination, Health Care, HIV, Human Rights, Mother-to-Child Infection, Pregnancy, Prevention, Woman’s Rights 2002 Resolution
WMA Resolution on the Abuse of Psychiatry Abuse, Detention, Dissident, Political Prisoner, Psychiatry 2002 Resolution
WMA Resolution on Female Foeticide Discrimination, Female Foeticide, Gender Selection 2002 Resolution
WMA Resolution on Euthanasia Ethics, Euthanasia, Physician Assisted Suicide 2002 Resolution
WMA Declaration on Patient Safety Patient Safety, Prevention, Professionalism 2002 Declaration
WMA Statement on Safe Injections in Health Care AIDS, Disposable, Health Care, Health Personal, Hepatitis, HIV, Infection, Injections, Needle Stick Injury, Re-Usage, Safe injections, Safety, Sterile Equipment 2002 Statement
WMA Statement on Self-medication Information, Marketing, Prescription, Self-Medication 2002 Statement
WMA Declaration of Edinburgh on Prison Conditions and the Spread of Tuberculosis and Other Communicable Diseases Communicable Disease, Edinburgh, Prison, Tuberculosis 2001 Declaration
WMA Resolution on the Inclusion of Medical Ethics and Human Rights in the Curriculum of Medical Schools World-Wide Curriculum, Ethics, Human Rights, Medical School 1999 Resolution
WMA Declaration on Principles of Health Care For Sports Medicine Athletics, Child, Cross-Boarder Services, Doping, Enhancement, Ethics, Sport, Sports Medicine, Training 1999 Declaration
WMA Statement on Health Hazards of Tobacco Products and Tobacco-Derived Products Essential Medicine, FCTC, Health Hazards, Passive Smoking, Public Health, Smoking Cessation, Tobacco, Tobacco Control, Trade agreements 1997 Statement
WMA Resolution on the Prohibition of Access of Women to Health Care and the Prohibition of Practice by Female Doctors in Afghanistan Afghanistan, Female, Health Care, Practice 1997 Resolution
WMA Declaration of Hamburg concerning Support for Medical Doctors Refusing to Participate in, or to Condone, the Use of Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment Degrading Treatment, Ethics, Hamburg, Inhuman, Physicians, Rehabilitation, Reporting, Torture 1997 Declaration of Hamburg
WMA Statement on Family Planning and the Right of a Woman to Contraception Access, Contraception, Family Planning, Patient Rights, Women's Health 1996 Statement
WMA Statement on Health Promotion Health, Health Promotion, Promotion 1995 Statement