Current Policies

WMA's policies on ethical and social issues


Title Tags Year Type
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
WMA Statement on Medically-Indicated Termination of Pregnancy Abortion, Conscience, Ethics, Medically-indicated Termination of Pregnancy, Obstetrics, 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 Declaration of Seoul on Professional Autonomy and Clinical Independence Clinical Independence, Professional Autonomy, Professional Judgment, Professionalism, Seoul 2018 Declaration
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
WMA Resolution on Prohibition of Forced Anal Examinations to Substantiate Same-Sex Sexual Activity Anal examination, Body search, Degrading Treatment, Forced examination, Medical Ethics, Torture, Transgender, Transsexual 2017
WMA Statement on Epidemics and Pandemics Disease, Epidemics, Infection, Infectious diseases, Pandemics 2017