New report from Medact: Preventing Torture: the role of physicians and their professional organisations: principles and practice
Medact's new report Preventing Torture: the role of physicians and their professional organisations:principles and practice was launched today with a Comment piece in the Lancet. The report considers how professional medical bodies can more effectively work towards eliminating torture, both through the support they give their members, and in their response to medical complicity. it concludes with recommendaitons for National Medical Associations and for the World Medical Association. There is clear evidence that there is still much to be done both to protect medical professionals who expose torture, and to prevent medical complicity in it. This report is part of a 'work in progress' to address this unacceptable siutation. Click here for the Comment piece in the Lancet or to download the report.