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The principles emphasise the underpinning access to and delivery of health care for all during armed conflict and other emergencies and the full implementation of International Humanitarian , without discrimination.
Ethical principles guide the relationship between patients, clients, carers and health care professionals; they can also be extended to volunteers and technical support staff. These principles are embodied in WCPT’s Ethical Principles and accompanying policy statement on the ethical responsibilities of physical therapists and member organisations. The ICRC principles supplement these by contemplating issues such as discrimination, abuse of privileges, confidentiality, and torture.