Current Policies

WMA's policies on ethical and social issues


Title Tags Year Type
WMA Statement on the United Nations Resolution for a Moratorium on the Use of the Death Penalty Capital Punishment, Death Penalty, UN Resolution 65/206, United Nations Moratorium 2013 Statement
WMA Statement on Natural Variations of Human Sexuality Bisexual, Conversion/Reparative Therapy, Discrimination, Homosexuality, Human Rights, Human Sexuality, Sexual Orientation, Stigmatisation 2013 Statement
WMA Statement on the Right of Rehabilitation of Victims of Torture Committee Against Torture, Degrading Treatment, Human Rights, Istanbul Protocol, Rehabilitation, Reparation, Reparation of Torture Victim, Torture, Torture Victim, UN Convention Against Torture, UN General Comments 2013 Statement
WMA Resolution in Support of the Brazilian Medical Association Brazil, Consultations, Mais Médicos, Medical Courses, Public Services, Remote Areas 2013 Resolution
WMA Statement on Fungal Disease Diagnosis and Management Aspergillosis, Aspergillus, Candida, Cryptococcosis, Dermatophyte, Histoplasmosis, Keratitis, Meningitis, Pneumocystis Pneumonia, Tinea 2013 Statement
WMA Council Resolution on Criminalisation of Medical Practice Armed Conflict, Autonomy, Criminal Law, Decision Making 2013 Council Resolutions, Resolution
WMA Resolution on Standardisation in Medical Practice and Patient Safety Industrial Standards, Patient Safety, Practice, Standardisation, Standards 2013 Resolution
WMA Council Resolution on Professor Cyril Karabus Fair Trial, Karabus, Prisonner of Conscience, UAE, United Arab Emirates 2013 Council Resolutions, Resolution
WMA Resolution on Plain Packaging of Cigarettes Branding, Cigarettes, Marketing, Plain Packaging, Public Health, Tobacco, Tobacco Industry 2012 Resolution
WMA Statement on the Prioritisation of Immunisation Communicable Diseases, Immunisation, Prioritisation, Public Health, Vaccination 2012 Statement
WMA Resolution on Occupational and Environmental Health and Safety Environmental Health, Occupational Health and Safety, Social Security, Workers’ Health 2012 Resolution
WMA Statement on Electronic Cigarettes and Other Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems Cigarettes, Electronic Cigarettes, Nicotine, Public Health, Tobacco 2012 Statement
WMA Resolution in Support of Professor Cyril Karabus Fair Trial, Karabus, Prisoner of Conscience, UAE, United Arab Emirates 2012 Resolution
WMA Statement on Organ and Tissue Donation Donors, Living Donation, Organ Donation, Organs, Tissue Donation, Tissues 2012 Statement
WMA Statement on Violence in the Health Sector by Patients and Those Close to Them Advocacy, Violence, Workplace Violence 2012 Statement