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Over the years, IFHHRO has collected and produced numerous (online) resources on health and human rights. Our Information Centre, part of the IFHHRO Right to Health Wiki, contains: 

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  • Rights-related policies adopted at the latest World Medical Association General Assembly

    conferenceDelegates from more than 50 national medical associations attended the annual General Assembly of the World Medical Association (WMA) in Chicago from 11 to 14 October. Some of the rights-related issues discussed were hunger strikes, armed conflict, access to health care, child abuse, and fair medical trade.

     
  • Complicity of doctors in forced anal examinations

    complicityDoctors, medical professionals, and national medical associations should heed the World Medical Association's October 2017 resolution to end forced anal examinations on people accused of homosexual conduct, Human Rights Watch states. The General Assembly of the World Medical Association (WMA) condemned the use of forced anal examinations to seek evidence of consensual homosexual conduct.