As an international multidisciplinary professional Association the mission of The World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH) is to promote evidence based care, education, research, advocacy, public policy and respect in transgender health.
WPATH publishes the Standards of Care and Ethical Guidelines, which articulate a professional consensus about the psychiatric, psychological, medical, and surgical management of gender identity disorders, and help professionals understand the parameters within which they may offer assistance to those with these conditions.
WPATH Standards of Care – Appendix C is the criteria for hormone therapy & surgeries
Read our guide: Trans 101: The Importance of the WPATH Standards of Care
For more information about this important document and how it can protect you in your access to quality mental and physical health care.