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.
UPDATE. New members to the AFMW CHAG welcome PLUS discover 6 Practice Tips to help decarbonize our planet. The AFMW is proud to be a member of the Better Futures Australia Health Working Group, which includes representatives from Doctors for the Environment Australia, Australasian College for Emergency Medicine, Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association, NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association, and Climate and Health Alliance.
AFMW President, A/Professor Magdalena Simonis recently contributed to the Better Futures Roundtable with the Climate Health Alliance. This article provides a summary of key points and discussions showcasing action, urgency and opportunity for the health sector on the climate crisis.
Better Futures Australia Roundtable: Urgent need for greater action on climate change to protect health
I had the pleasure of attending the Better Futures Australia Roundtable on 19th April, along with a host of other organisations as part of the Climate Health Alliance. It’s clear that there is an urgent need for greater action on climate change to protect health. I invite you to write to Prime Minister Scott Morrison.
The AMFW President has been invited to join the The Climate and Health Alliance, Doctors for the Environment Australia, Australasian College for Emergency Medicine, Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association, and New South Wales Nurses and Midwives’ Association — as the Better Futures Australia Health Sector Working Group.