Statement of Values

The Society for Worldwide Medical Exchange's code of ethics is built on a foundation of widely shared values. These values, shared with the independent sector, include:

  • Commitment to the public good
  • Accountability to the public
  • Commitment beyond the law
  • Respect for the worth and dignity of individuals
  • Inclusiveness and social justice
  • Respect for pluralism and diversity
  • Transparency, integrity and honesty
  • Responsible stewardship of resources
  • Commitment to excellence and to maintaining the public trust