[IDEA/DRAFT] For the Establishment of International Health-Care Standards

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The World Assembly,

Aware that underdeveloped economies, or economies struggling to produce output, are mostly unable to provide adequate healthcare for its citizens.

Noting that a lack of sufficient health-care standards has significantly increased the death rate of persons due to disease, birth, or malnourishment.

Asserting that a standardized health-care system is necessary for continued health and prosperity of the World Assembly and its member states.

Notifying member states that in an underdeveloped economy, health professionals are more likely to engage in unethical practices in the purpose of enriching themselves and their family financially, while also encouraging poor overall health as treatments prescribed are either unnecessary or, in practice, entirely wrong.

Affirming that a boost in health-care standards will impact a nation’s economy by encouraging the development of health institutions and providing citizens with the care they need to be able to productively work.

Testifying that underdeveloped nations are in desperate need of aid in the management and funding of their health-care system

Hereby,

  • Establishes an international Health Institution in order to aid member state(s) in need.
  • The Health Institution does not have totalitarian control over member state(s) current health-care systems, and instead works with health ministries, departments, and other institutions.
  • Provides World Assembly sanctioned funds to the Health Institution in order to provide currency for the payment of staff and aid of member state(s) health care system.
  • Encourages developed nations with an economic rating of Very Good or higher to donate funds for use by the institution
  • Defines a nation in need of aid in their health system of Developing (Rating 6 on the economic scale, with a highest of 15.)
  • Imposes regulations on health professionals in the following terms:
  • Forbids unethical practice, treatment, or prescription for monetizing or otherwise personal gain.
  • Defines “unethical practice” as:
  • 1B. Issuing a false diagnosis to a patient in the name of self-enrichment.
  • 2B. An unnecessary treatment recommendation meant for the enrichment of ones self’s financial status or other personal gain
  • 3B. To recommend an unnecessary treatment and to provide a referral to a specific health professional in order for said professional to gain business or any form of personal gain
  • 4B. Prescription of an unnecessary drug to aid the designated health institution or professional financially
  • 4.1B. Or to prescribe a stronger and more expensive drug or medication when a much weaker medication or drug is recommended by other doctors, or if the doctor knowingly deviates from prescribing a weaker medication in order to increase profit flow.
5B. Deviation from standardized treatment processes, especially so in the jurisdiction of surgery and chemotherapy. Otherwise, the use of a process not officially sanctioned or endorsed by the national government.

6B. Prescription of a medication that is entirely unnecessary or in the masses in order to stockpile said medication for future use or sale, especially involving patients, family members, and one’s self.


  • Defines ‘ethical practice’ as
  • 1C. Proper treatment assessment and diagnosis.
  • 2C. Producing of a valid treatment suggestion based off standardized health recommendations as endorsed by member state(s) governments.
  • 3C. Referral(s) issued based off of the designated health proffesionals reliability and past record.
  • 4C. Regulation of prescription by a health professional in order to prevent hording or addiction.
  • 5C. Professional practice of nationally sanctioned procedures for surgery or other form of treatment.

  • Establishes a department within the Health Institution dedicated to:
  • Biyearly assessment of health professionals to ensure that ethic guidelines are properly followed and endorsed accordingly by said health professional
  • Prevent the flow of prescription drug for retail purposes in a nation by deploying decoy patients in an attempt to bribe a health professional for the prescription of a drug that is actively demanded in the prescription drug market.
  • Prevent continuation of unethical practices by,
  • 1C. Suspension of a health professional’s license until such a time that the proposed malpractice can be reviewed and judged

  • 2C. Termination of a health professional’s license after said malpractice
  • 3C. Recommendation for the disposition of a health institution, directed at the affect nation’s national government, for malpractice or violation of the nation’s regulations.


  • Ensures that the institutions well-being is protected, in terms of financials, by requiring contribution from nations with an economic rating of Powerhouse or above at a rate of 0.01% of the yearly economic output, should preliminary funding measures fail.
  • Permits the Health Institution to enact the following actions:
  • Work with national governments to set up a health-care system based off of said nations necessities
  • Stimulate the creation of health institutions, and if necessary universities, in order to create a stronger foundation for health-care
  • Draft further regulations aside from the aforementioned guidelines at the approval of a nation’s government
  • Employs the use of volunteer health professionals from more developed member state(s) until such a time that the nation being aided can provide for itself.
 
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