Do Jehovah Witnesses believe in medical care? Jehovah’s Witnesses love life and do whatever is reasonable in order to prolong it. Hence, they seek quality health care and accept the vast majority of medical treatments. However, for Bible-based religious reasons, Jehovah’s Witnesses do not accept allogeneic blood transfusion.
What do Jehovah Witnesses believe about illness? Beliefs about the treatment of illness
Jehovah’s Witnesses believe that taking blood into one’s body is contrary to Biblical teaching and therefore is morally wrong. The implications of this belief are detailed under Blood Transfusion and Organ Transplantation below.
Why do Jehovah Witnesses not believe in medicine? Jehovah’s Witnesses believe that it is against God’s will to receive blood and, therefore, they refuse blood transfusions, often even if it is their own blood.
How do Jehovah’s Witnesses deal with patients? Treat each patient individually.
Almost all JWs will take an organ. The goal is not to decide what people should believe and whether those beliefs are consistent, but rather to respect the patient’s views and beliefs and treat the individual in accordance with those beliefs.