WMA Regulations in Times of Armed Conflict and Other Situations of Violence - 2012

28 Aug 2013

In August 2013, the AMA adopted the World Medical Association's (WMA) Regulations in Times of Armed Conflict and Other Situations of Violence 2012 as formal AMA policy. The regulations address the duties of doctors working in armed conflict and other situations of violence as well as the obligations of governments, armed forces, and others in positions of power to protect health care personnel and allow them to fulfill their ethical duties to provide care to anyone in need.