World Medical Association (WMA)

The World Medical Association (WMA) is an international organization established in 1947 representing physicians around the world. The WMA is an independent, global confederation of free medical professional associations.

The WMA provides a forum for its member associations to communicate freely, to co-operate actively, to achieve consensus on high standards of medical ethics and professional competence, and to promote the professional freedom of physicians worldwide.

The purpose of the WMA is to serve humanity by endeavoring to achieve the highest international standards in Medical Education, Medical Science, Medical Art and Medical Ethics, and Health Care for all people in the world.