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World Medical Association Calls for Revision of the “Hippocratic Oath”

By Alexis Vaujany
In response to the atrocities committed by Nazi doctors in WWII, the Declaration of Geneva or Physician’s Oath was drafted. Since its creation, only minor changes has been made. The World Medical Association (WMA) (representing 112 National Medical Associations) is calling for a necessary update.The medical environment and global society has radically evolved and the 67 year old oath is not in line with the current values and …

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