Disciplining of health care professionals reinforces ethical standards

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Turkish Medical Association

The Turkish Medical Association held a series of meetings to design a human rights curriculum for all medical schools in the country.  The curriculum would cover roles and responsibilities of health care professionals, as well as targeted practical training for issues relevant in the country.  The TMA also hosted a series of training conferences for practicing forensic physicians.  In addition to imparting forensic skills on identifying torture, they also reinforced the ethical and legal obligations these professionals had to victims.

 

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