Solemnly pledge myself to consecrate my life to the service of humanity.
I will give to my teachers the respect and gratitude which is their due.
I will practice my profession with conscience and dignity.
Health of my patient will be my first consideration.
I will respect the secret which are confided to me.
I will maintain by all means in my power, the honour and noble tradition of medical profession.
My colleagues will be my brothers.
I will not permit considerations of religion, nationality, race, party politics or social standing to intervene between my duty and my patient.
I will maintain the utmost respect for human life from the time of conception
Even under threat i will not use my medical knowledge contrary to the laws of humanity.
I make these promises solemnly, freely and up to my honour.
(12 October 1949)