ETHICAL CODE of SAILING DOCTOR
1. About us
Sailing Doctor is a no-profit association established in 2019 that is operative worldwide and with members from all around the world either medical professionals or not.
Our vision is: give smiles.
The mission is promoting and encouraging:
culture of peace, solidarity and respect for human rights
free healthcare, through a sailing ship and mobile clinics, in remote and disasters areas
education on sea and ecology
healthcare education and training for local professionals and first-aid courses for the population
Sailing Doctor principles are: humanity, equality, morality, independence, transparency, impartiality and neutrality.
Humanity: saving every human lives and giving healthcare with a focus on the most vulnerable. Dignity for all the victims, respect and protection.
Equality: every human has the right to healthcare regardless of economic and social status, sex, religion, ethnicity, language and opinions.
Morality: avoiding connections with people involved in illegal or immoral practices.
Independence: autonomy on the operations with respect to every political, economic or military objectives. Our goal is providing healthcare.
Transparency: informing on our activities with a full disclosure on details
2. How we work
Human resources: the association is managed professionally and in an effective way, we are committed to invest in the development of the human resources.
Self-assessment: we carry out staff self-assessment procedures and projects aiming a non -stop improvement.
Financial: we ensure the effective use of available resources, minimizing the risk of any improper use.
Conflict of interest: it is required to avoid situations of conflict of interest that can compromise impartiality and neutrality.
Donors: we respect our donors’ right to be informed about the use of their donations and projects progress.