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

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 Associations (FIAMC and FEAMC) have written a letter, expressing their

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Open Letter to the World Medical Association on Conscientious Objection

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 the code it is being proposed that the code include

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

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 Missionary Society, to support medical projects in the Developing World.

WMA: opposition to assisted suicide & euthanasia

World Medical Association declares strong opposition to assisted suicide and euthanasia  Oct 27th, 2019 Source: WMA/CNK At its 70th General Assembly meeting in Tbilisi, Georgia, the World Medical Association (WMA) reaffirmed a commitment: "to the principles of medical ethics and that utmost respect has to be

WHO launches first World report on vision

At least 2.2 billion people have vision impairment or blindness, of which over 1 billion cases could have been prevented or have yet to be addressed 8 October 2019 News release Geneva العربية中文FrançaisРусскийEspañol More than 1 billion people worldwide are living with vision impairment  because they do

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Promemoria: Holy Father to World Medical Association

In Italian and English: Pubblichiamo di seguito il Messaggio che il Santo Padre Francesco ha inviato al Presidente della Pontificia Accademia per la Vita, Mons. Vincenzo Paglia, e a tutti i partecipanti al Meeting Regionale Europeo della World Medical Association sulle questioni del cosiddetto “fine-vita”, organizzato presso

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To Physicians from USA Bishops

Notice to Physicians from the USCCB Secretariat of Pro-Life Activities on PAS Dear Physicians,  At its annual meeting this June 8-12 at the Hyatt Regency in Chicago, the AMA’s House of Delegates will once again be voting on assisted suicide, specifically to affirm the slightly

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FIAMC Response to WMA policy change relating to euthanasia and physician-assisted dying.

World Medical Association – Forthcoming WMA Council meeting April 2019 and proposal regarding policy change relating to euthanasia and physician-assisted dying; Response of the World Federation of Catholic Medical Association FIAMC. This statements was published earlier by the Catholic Medical Association of the United Kingdom

CMA Australia: To the World Medical Association

Leaders and Council Members of the World Medical Association. 13, Chemin du Levant 01210 Ferney-Voltaire, France email: We, the Catholic Medical Association of Australia, thank you for the opportunity to express our concerns regarding the proposals to amend the World Medical Association’s (WMA) position

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On the World Medical Association

Dear colleagues, The World Medical Association (WMA), which is representing the National Medical Associations, will be meeting in Santiago de Chile from April 25th to April 27th, 2019 in order to discuss the German proposition intending to partly amend its official position on euthanasia and

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