Since we started our climate emergency campaign, 7 medical colleges along with the Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand have declared a climate emergency. As of May 2020 those that have declared are RACP, ACEM,RACGP , ACRRM, ANZCA, RANZCP, TSANZ, CICM (with their linked media statements). We are now amidst 2 health emergencies requiring our… Read More »DEA Correspondence
VMWS supports Doctors for the Environment Australia with their ongoing efforts in the climate health emergency.
Climate plays an important role in human health and it is well established that climate change can have very significant impacts in this regard. In partnership with The Lancet and the MJA, we present the inaugural Australian Countdown assessment of progress on climate change and health. This comprehensive assessment examines… Read More »The MJA-Lancet Countdown on health and climate change: Australian policy inaction threatens lives