Current Policies

WMA's policies on ethical and social issues

Title Tags Year Type
WMA Resolution in Support of an International Day of the Medical Profession, October 30 COVID-19, Healthcare Professionals, International Day, Medical Profession, Pandemic 2020 Resolution
WMA Resolution on Equitable Global Distribution of COVID-19 Vaccine COVID-19, Immunisation, Pandemic, Vaccine, Virus 2020 Resolution
WMA Resolution regarding the Medical Profession and COVID-19 COVID-19, Health Professionals, Medical Profession, Pandemic, PPE 2020 Resolution
WMA Declaration on Euthanasia and Physician-Assisted Suicide Ethics, Euthanasia, Physician Assisted Suicide 2019 Declaration
WMA Resolution on the Revocation of WHO Guidelines on Opioid Use Opioid, WHO 2019 Resolution
WMA Statement on Healthcare Information for All Health Care, Information, Sustainable Development, Universal Health Coverage 2019 Statement
WMA Statement on Free Sugar Consumption and Sugar-sweetened Beverages NCDs, Non-Communicable Diseases, Nutrition, Obesity, Sugar 2019 Statement
WMA Resolution on Climate Emergency Climate, Climate Change 2019 Resolution
WMA Statement on Augmented Intelligence in Medical Care Artificial Intelligence, Augmented Intelligence, Data Integrity, Machine Learning, Patient Data 2019 Statement
WMA Statement on Medical Age Assessment of Unaccompanied Minor Asylum Seekers Asylum, Children, Medical Age Assessment, Migrant, Migration, Minors, Refugees 2019 Statement
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 (Biosimilars), 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, Capital Punishment, Death Penalty, Drugs for Execution, Execution, Human Rights, Non-Involvement 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