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Unethical Recruitment Of Doctors To Be Targeted

Thursday, 9 May 2002, 9:54 am | World Medical Association

Growing concern about the unethical recruitment of doctors from one country to another has led the World Medical Association to set up a working party to draw up new guidelines. More >>

Medical Personnel Must Be Protected In Middle East

Wednesday, 10 April 2002, 11:16 pm | World Medical Association

A plea to all sides in the Middle East crisis for medical personnel to be allowed to carry out their activities freely has been made by Dr Delon Human, secretary general of the World Medical Association. He condemned the use of ambulances for terrorist ... More >>

Physicians' Conflicts Of Interest Must Be Clear

Monday, 8 April 2002, 9:42 am | World Medical Association

Moves by the medical profession to ensure greater transparency by physicians about their conflicts of interest have been set out by Dr Delon Human, secretary general of the World Medical Association. Speaking today at an international conference in ... More >>

Leaders Attend Healthcare Worker's Trial In Turkey

Tuesday, 12 March 2002, 9:57 am | World Medical Association

World Medical Association leaders are to attend the opening of the trial in Turkey next week of a health worker accused of establishing a treatment centre for torture victims without permission. More >>

WMA condemns dismissal of South African doctor

Sunday, 10 March 2002, 3:13 pm | World Medical Association

The World Medical Association, representing eight million physicians around the world, has expressed its deep concern at recent reports that a South African physician has been dismissed for providing health care to his patients in contravention of current ... More >>

When Are Placebo Controlled Trials Ethical?

Thursday, 29 November 2001, 1:12 pm | World Medical Association

The World Medical Association has reaffirmed its view that in general it is ethically unacceptable to conduct placebo controlled trials if a proven therapy is available for the condition under investigation. More >>

WMA Strongly Condemns The Cloning Of Humans

Wednesday, 28 November 2001, 12:02 am | World Medical Association

The World Medical Association, the global representative body for physicians, has expressed its serious concern about experiments on cloning by a private research company. The organization has always been strongly opposed to the cloning of human ... More >>

Proposed WMA Declaration On Biological Weapons

Thursday, 27 September 2001, 11:29 am | World Medical Association

The attached paper on biological weapons from the American Medical Association has been tabled for debate at next week's WMA Council meeting (October 4-7) in France. More >>

World Medical Association Condemns Attacks On USA

Friday, 14 September 2001, 9:34 am | World Medical Association

The World Medical Association, the global representative of physicians, today condemned the horrific attacks of terrorists on the United States of America. Dr. Delon Human, the Secretary General of the WMA, said "This barbaric act threatens to change ... More >>

Doctors Urged To Eliminate Unsafe Injections

Sunday, 26 August 2001, 2:35 pm | World Medical Association

Doctors around the world have been urged by the World Medical Association to work towards eliminating unsafe and unnecessary injections that help spread killer diseases, such as AIDS. More >>

WMA Reaffirms Its Opposition To Euthanasia

Monday, 21 May 2001, 10:54 am | World Medical Association

All national medical associations and physicians are being strongly encouraged by the World Medical Association to refrain from participating in euthanasia, even if national law allows it or decriminalises it in certain conditions. More >>

Concerns Over Revised Declaration Of Helsinki

Friday, 4 May 2001, 11:39 am | World Medical Association

The World Medical Association, meeting in Divonne, France, this week, has agreed to examine concerns about the way ethical guidelines in placebo control trials are being implemented. More >>

WMA Calls For Ban On Boxing

Wednesday, 20 December 2000, 11:46 am | World Medical Association

The World Medical Association today added its voice to calls for a total ban on boxing. More >>

Turkish Police Break Up Conference

Tuesday, 24 October 2000, 11:00 am | World Medical Association

The World Medical Association has condemned the actions of the Turkish police who today refused to allow an international meeting on health and human rights to go ahead, unless the police were present and filmed the entire proceedings. More >>

 
 
 
 
 

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