Hawaii is composed of a cluster of 8 main islands and numerous smaller islands. The States of Alaska and Hawaii are the only two states that do not share a border with any of the other 48 states.
It was time to create something new. The lead-up to this first Assembly was paralleled by the Nuremberg trial against Nazi doctors, which was a key driver of the mission focus of the new WMA. This terrible episode in the history of medicine dictated that the organization must seek to become the authoritative voice on global standards for medical ethics and professional conduct, rather than focus solely on protecting the interests of the profession.
Effectively coordinating an international organization was anything but easy in the late s. There was no internet, e-mail, mobile phones, personal computers, fax, or even photocopiers.
For many physicians, attending the Assembly required a cross-continental, multi-day journey across a deeply scarred planet, by train and ship and only in exceptional circumstances by plane. Yet the commitment of these founding WMA members to their vision was even greater than the challenges they faced in achieving it.
That vision, and the accompanying goals, ideals, and unity of purpose, are as relevant today as they were during those early days. They are now ours to carry on.
The WMA Handbook of Policies is evidence that the engagement of the world medical profession does, in fact, persist. The WMA now is bigger, stronger and more active then ever before, and our Handbook is the product of physicians coming together for more than half a century to provide ethical guidance, moral support and practical advice to help their colleagues serve their patients to the best of their ability.
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Is Hawaii a Part of Oceania or North America? Hawaii, the US's 50th state, is geographically located in Polynesia, a subregion of Oceania in the Pacific Ocean. Hawaii is composed of a cluster of 8 main islands and numerous smaller islands.
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