WMA and the right to Conscientious Objection – Message of our President

October 3rd, 2022|0 Comments

The World Medical Association (WMA) holds its annual General Assembly from October 5-8 at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Berlin. For that Occasion, the presidents of both the World- and the European Federation of Catholic Medical

Open Letter to the World Medical Association on Conscientious Objection

August 11th, 2022|0 Comments

On 11-12 August the World Medical Association in conjunction with the American Medical Association is hosting a meeting of experts in Washington DC to discuss the International Code of Medical Ethics. Among other revisions to

WHO calls for better palliative care world-wide

October 27th, 2021|0 Comments

The topic of this year’s World Hospice and Palliative Care Day on October 9 was “Leave no one behind: Equity in access to palliative care”. The provision of palliative care in most countries lags far behind the

Statement for UN ‘Interactive Dialogue on COVID-19 and Economic Social and Cultural Rights’ co-signed by FIAMC

October 7th, 2021|0 Comments

FIAMC has co-signed an joint oral statement to be delivered by the Associazione Papa Giovanni XXIII (APG23) during the Social Forum 1 of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (UN Human Rights), 11 – 12 October 2021 in the,

CMA-UK to the WMA: on the revised draft of the International Code of Medical Ethics

June 2nd, 2021|0 Comments

Introduction  The Catholic Medical Association (UK) represents Catholic doctors, nurses, pharmacists, hospital chaplains and other healthcare professionals within the UK. It celebrated its centenary in 2011. The CMA has its own charity, the Catholic Medical

Participation of the Holy See in the World Health Organization

June 1st, 2021|0 Comments

Comunicato della Santa Sede, 01.06.2021[B0350] Lunedì 31 maggio 2021, l’Assemblea Mondiale della Sanità ha adottato, per consenso, la Risoluzione intitolata Participation of the Holy See in the World Health Organization presentata dall’Italia, che formalizza la partecipazione della

Geneva Consensus Declaration on Promoting Women’s Health & Family

October 24th, 2020|0 Comments

Geneva Consensus Declaration on Promoting Women's Health and Strengthening the Family The governments of the Brazil, Egypt, Hungary, Indonesia, Uganda and the United States cosponsored a virtual October 22, 2020 gathering in Washington, D.C. for

26 June: International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking

June 22nd, 2020|0 Comments

By resolution 42/112 of 7 December 1987, the General Assembly decided to observe 26 June as the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking as an expression of its determination to strengthen action and cooperation to

Update from FIAMC Membership Committee

May 2nd, 2020|0 Comments

Dear Friends, Herewith are some of the updates from the FIAMC Membership Committee. (1) Formation of the Australian Catholic Medical Association.The Australian Catholic Medical Association was officially formed at end of 2019. The Australian Bishops conference had

UNESCO et COVID-19

April 27th, 2020|0 Comments

Aux ONG en partenariat officiel et aux fondations en relations officielles avec l’UNESCO  Paris, le 24 avril 2020  Réf. : BSP/DPA/CSP/20/010  Chers partenaires,  Comme vous le savez peut-être, depuis environ un an, le programme concernant

UNESCO and COVID-19

April 27th, 2020|0 Comments

To NGOs in official partnership and foundations in official relations with UNESCO  Ref.: BSP/DPA/CSP/20/010  Paris, 24 April 2020  Dear Partners,  As you may know, our programme related to non-governmental organizations has successfully been integrated within

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  1. https://www.ohchr.org/EN/Issues/Poverty/SForum/Pages/SForum2021.aspx[]