Current Policies

WMA's policies on ethical and social issues


Title Tags Year Type
WMA Declaration of Oslo on Social Determinants of Health Environment, Equity, Inequality, NCDs, Oslo, SDH, Social, Social Determinants of Health 2015 Declaration
WMA Council Resolution on Trade Agreements and Public Health Access to Care, Access to Medicines, Affordability, Alcohol Control, Climate Change, Clinical Trial Data, Health Care Services, Intellectual Property, Investor-state Dispute Settlement, Medical Education, Obesity, Public Health, Social Determinants of Health, Tobacco Control, Trade, Transparency 2015 Council Resolutions, Resolution, Statement
WMA Statement on Aesthetic Treatment Aesthetic, Consent, Interventions, Physical Appearance, Procedures, Risk, Treatment 2014 Statement
WMA Resolution on Unproven Therapy and the Ebola Virus Ebola, Epidemic, Helsinki, Unproven Therapy 2014 Resolution
WMA Statement on Ethical Guidelines for the International Migration of Health Workers Autonomy, Migration, Physician Training, Physicians, Recruitment, Self-Sufficiency 2014 Statement
WMA Resolution on Ebola Viral Disease Ebola, Epidemic, Helsinki, Unproven Therapy 2014 Resolution
WMA Statement on the Prevention of Air pollution due to Vehicle Emissions Air Pollution, Emission Standards, Health/Environmental Synergies, Vehicle Emissions 2014 Statement
WMA Statement on Solitary Confinement Detention, Human Rights, Isolation, Prisoner, Solitary Confinement, Torture 2014 Statement
WMA Declaration on the Protection of Health Care Workers in situation of Violence Healthcare in Danger, Medical Neutrality, Protection of Healthcare Workers, Situations of Violence 2014 Declaration
WMA Declaration of Helsinki – Ethical Principles for Medical Research Involving Human Subjects Clinical Study, Ethics, Ethics Committee, Helsinki, Human Subjects, Medical Research, Patient Autonomy, Placebo, Post-Trial Access, Principle, Publication, Register, Review Committee, Risk Assessment, Subject Protection, Vulnerable Populations 2013 Declaration
WMA Resolution on the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons Chemical Weapons, Convention, Harms, International Agreement, Killings, Poisons 2013 Resolution
WMA Resolution on the Healthcare Situation in Syria Attacks, Health Personnel, Hospitals, Integrity, Medical Facilities, Medical Neutrality, Safety, Syria 2013 Resolution
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