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WMA protests at claim that it planned to expel Israeli doctors

BMJ 2002; 324 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.324.7346.1114/a (Published 11 May 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;324:1114
  1. Lynn Eaton
  1. London

    An international row has broken out after reports in the Jerusalem Post last month said that the World Medical Association (WMA) might be considering expulsion of the Israel Medical Association—a rumour vehemently denied by the WMA.

    The WMA and other health organisations around the world have received thousands of protesting email messages from Jewish doctors worldwide after the press report. The emails even crashed the WMA's computer system.

    But the WMA, which held its council …

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