15/05/2020 | Writer: Yiğit E Korkmaz

Turkish Medical Association’s ethical manifesto that became official addresses gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation equality, and healthcare services.

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The Turkish Medical Association (TTB) ethics manifesto which was prepared as a result of the mass-participation workshops organized by the Ethics Committee of the TTB and was reviewed and accepted as a Grand Congress Decision in the 71st Extraordinary Grand Congres.

The Ethics Manifesto also includes the sections of Gender, Gender Identity, Gender Expression, Sexual Orientation Equality, and Healthcare Services.

The work for this section the work began at "TTB III. Ethics Declarations Workshop" on 15-16 December 2018 and it was passed on November 24, 2019, in the 71st Extraordinary Grand Congres of TTB.

The Gender, Gender Identity, Gender Expression, Sexual Orientation Equality and Health Services Manifesto includes assessments and recommendations in areas such as gender reassignment or compliance processes, discrimination in access to healthcare rights, and sexual health.


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