Medical Professionals and Human Rights in the Philippines
Journal of Medical Ethics. 1991 Dec; 17(Suppl.): 42-50.
...Filipino health professionals and private health groups concerned with human rights deserve special credit for their public service. The MAG [Medical Action Group] and its project for rendering medical care to torture victims, the Philippine Action Concerning Torture (PACT), has begun to enunciate the elements of a new service-oriented philosophy for health care providers. But the momentum gained by MAG and other groups will need to be sustained through collaborative efforts with university medical and nursing faculties, professional associations and government health agencies. We believe there are several steps that could be taken to further the training of health professionals in their professional duties and responsibilities....
Autopsies; Deception; Economics; Education; Ethics; Forensic Medicine; Fraud; Government; Health; Health Care; Health Personnel; Human Rights; Indigents; Killing; Medical Ethics; Medical Records; Medicine; Military Personnel; Misconduct; Nurses; Organizations; Philosophy; Physicians; Political Activity; Political Systems; Prisoners; Professional Organizations; Public Policy; Records; Rights; Responsibilities; Torture;
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