It is incredible to think that although the founders of medical ethics,
such as Hippocrates, published their works more than 2000 years
ago, the medical profession, up until now, has not had a basic,
universally used, curriculum for the teaching of medical ethics. This
first WMA Ethics Manual aims to fill that void. What a privilege it is
to introduce it to you!
The Manual’s origin dates back to the 51st World Medical Assembly
Chapter 10 discuss shareholder responsibilities in monitoring the effectiveness and validity of corporate governance, provide insight for strengthening shareholder rights, discuss the role institutional investors play in ensuring effective and responsible corporate governance, provide methods employees can use to participate in the monitoring of corporate governance and examine activities by investor activists to strengthen corporate governance reforms.
The Investment Company Institute (“ICI”) and ICI Global appreciate the opportunity to
comment on the consultative document published by the Financial Stability Board (“FSB”) entitled
“Strengthening Oversight and Regulation of Shadow Banking: A Policy Framework for Oversight and
Regulation of Shadow Banking Entities.”1
ICI is the national association of U.S.
School-related gender-based violence
remains an obstacle to girls’ education.
Efforts to address school safety are needed
at all levels, including teacher training,
community intervention and ministerial
policy and practice. Ministries of Education
can send a clear message that gender-
based school violence will not be tolerated
by firmly and quickly prosecuting perpetra-
tors. Teacher training should include strong
messages about professional and ethical
OPP has reached out with Public Service Announcements (PSAs) on Spanish-language radio
stations to educate parents about the hazards of bringing pesticide residues home and is working
with migrant and worker advocates, states, and farm groups on ways to encourage parents to
send their children to school and not bring them to the fields where the parents work.
The process of informed consent is a well established medical practice which has
its roots in ethics and law. The requirement to obtain informed consent is based on
the ethical principle of self determination and is strengthened in application by
both statutory and case law. As a general rule, with few exceptions, and endoscopist
is required to obtain informed consent prior to the performance of any endoscopic
The International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) is the global organization for the accountancy profession. It
is dedicated to serving the public interest by strengthening the profession and contributing to the development
of strong international economies. IFAC has 167 members and associates in 127 countries around the world,
representing approximately 2.5 million accountants in public practice, education, government service, industry,
Teaching is an ancient activity; it requires a predisposition and ability to transmit
one’s own knowledge to others. It is also an innate quality that tends to
strengthen over time, due to the interaction between teacher and pupil that
develops and intensifies during their association, and to the ready availability of
constantly improving teaching methods. Teaching is a predisposition to communication.
It is a constant commitment that becomes a way of life and offers the
capacity for self-renewal.