Declaration of Malta

Home » Modern Medicine » Ethics » Declaration of Malta
Declaration of Malta2016-12-12T01:00:55+00:00

Declaration of Malta

Declaration of Malta image from New Medical Terms

Crest of Malta

ETHICS, HUMAN RIGHTS

A World Medical Association policy and ethical framework for hunger strikers, which was first adopted by the 43rd World Medical Assembly, St. Julians, Malta in 1991, and periodically updated, most recently in 2006. 

Principles, Declaration of Malta

• Duty to act ethically

• Respect for autonomy

• Beneficence and non-maleficence

• Balancing dual loyalties

• Clinical independence

• Confidentiality

• Trustworthiness

Synonyms Declaration of Malta on Hunger Strikers, World Medical Association Declaration of Malta on Hunger Strikers

References Human rights NEJM 2013; 369:101-103
http://www.wma.net/en/30publications/10policies/h31/

Leave A Comment

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.