AFMW’s Climate Health Action Group (CHAG) has written an open letter to Environment Minister Sussan Ley urging her to support the actions of those working to sustain the environment’s wellbeing, and to take actions to protect the environment.
Dr Marissa Daniels (MBBS, BMedSc)
Marissa Daniels is a paediatric intensive care medicine trainee, yAFMW co-Chair and past Treasurer for AFMW.
AFMW Bursary – Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Purple Bush Leaves Medicine – Applications CLOSED
APPLICATIONS CLOSED 21 JUNE: During Reconciliation Week, the Australian Federation of Medical Women, is making a tangible commitment to the support of continuing education of Aboriginal and Torres’s Strait Islander women in medicine with an inaugural bursary. As part of their commitment to reconciliation and the Makarrata Commission, we would like to encourage and empower a female medical graduate who identifies as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander, to further their medical career and/or leadership aspirations.
In this article, originally published at AMPCo’s InSight+, Dr Natasha Abeysekera, Dr Helena Franco, Dr Emily Shao and Dr Maddison Taylor, argue against the claim that gender equity has been achieved in medicine.
In this article, originally shared via the Climate and Health Alliance in Australia, the CAHA are delighted to launch their new communications guide for health professionals, Real, Urgent and Now: Communicating the Health Impacts of Climate Change.
Here are six practical measures doctors can take, and can encourage their patients to take, which will have a positive impact on emissions and climate change while also improving health outcomes.
Many of us are concerned about the devastating news of India’s second wave of COVID-19 and wish to support our healthcare partners in India. Here are some suggestions from Dean Faculty of Medicine University of Melbourne Professor Jane Gunn.
How do the Pfizer and Oxford AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines compare? And how do they affect different people?
Very relevant to Australia, this webinar summary discusses research as UK patients and doctors and other healthcare workers record their symptoms from: COVID-19 Vaccines (Pfizer and Oxford AstraZeneca).
CSW65 is currently being held at the New York UN headquarters. This is a two week event consisting of a range of events, including official meetings, side events and parallel events, including AFMW’s Parallel event. View the Programme and our online AFMW calendar to see what member is attending what.
Dr Marjorie Cross, OAM, AFMW representative for ACT and Region MWS, shares her take home messages this year: #IWD ‘Choose to Challenge’.