Canadian Catholic doctors fight change to World Medical Association euthanasia ban

Posted September 11, 2018 11:38 pm by Andrew

Canadian Catholic doctors fight change to World Medical Association euthanasia ban

Catholic doctors from Canada are heading to Iceland in a few weeks to block Canadian Medical Association efforts to change the World Medical Association’s code of ethics.
At a meeting of the global doctors’ organization in Reykjavik Oct. 3-6, the CMA’s vice president for medical professionalism and ethics, Dr. Jeff Blackmer, will team up with the Royal Dutch Medical Association to argue that the WMA’s code of ethics should drop its condemnation of all forms of euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide to accommodate doctors in countries where the practice is now legal.
“We are trying to oppose this,” said Dr. Tim Lau, president of

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