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  • Jan16

    Join DEA for Global Divestment Day, 13 to 14 February

    The very first Global Divestment Day is just four weeks away on 13 and 14 February, and thousands of people in cities and on campuses all over the world will take action against fossil fuels.  DEA is an official partner of Global Divestment Day. As doctors, we have an important role in urging our…

  • Sep26

    Registration for iDEA15 is now open: network, learn and get inspired!

    BOOK NOW TO GET YOUR EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT AND TO SECURE YOUR PLACE- LAST YEAR'S CONFERENCE SOLD OUT!   THE FIRST 100 PEOPLE TO REGISTER  WILL GET A FURTHER 20% OFF THEIR TICKETS, SO BUY NOW AND SAVE!*     Join us on the weekend of  14 to 15 March for iDEA15!…

  • Jan12

    Study: Walking can save lives and money

      By Dr Margaret Beavis   Research that Population Health Professor Marj Moodie and I have conducted has found that incidental physical activity from active transport, such as walking to catch the train to work or cycling to the shops, can save lives and money.   The results…

  • Jan12

    Waiting for Godot: Bushfires, heat and climate change – a doctor’s compelling view from the #SAfires

    Blog written by Dr David Shearman and published in Croakey  By Marie McInerney The fearsome spectre of Ash Wednesday hung over the Adelaide Hills for five days this week as firefighters battled to control the worst bushfires so far in Australia this summer. Now South Australia, and elsewhere,…

  • Jan09

    On my agenda – the importance of investing in health, by Grace Davies

    Doctors from across the globe came together at the H20 International Health Summit late last year. Grace Davies, one of the keynote speakers, explains the influence of climate change on existing health and development issues and what she and fellow Australian medical students are doing to address this.…

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  • Jul22

    Global climate changes need action

    This article by DEA Member Helen Redmond was published in Medical Observer 15th July 2014 and appears under a Creative Commons licence. At its annual meeting last month, the British Medical Association (BMA) committed to divest from fossil fuels. IN their discussion, members…

  • May20

    Divestment and public health flyer

    The following flyer was developed by DEA, AMSA and 350.org connecting divestment and public health Could your superannuation fund, bank or university be contributing to the biggest public health problem of our time?...

  • Mar28

    An Opinion Piece on Divestment

    Our global scientists have been indicating for many years, that humanity has overstepped the boundaries of our ecological systems. Pollution, overexploitation of resources and destruction of our natural environments have pushed our life sustaining (eco) systems over the…

  • Mar06

    Making our health system more sustainable

    Making our health system more sustainable: An ideas paper for the Commissioner of Environmental Sustainability, Victoria written by DEA member Lisa Rasmussen for the Victorian Environmental Commissioner, Professor Kate Auty. DEA thanks Professor Auty for agreeing to it being…

  • Aug30

    DEA Action on Divestment: vote with your money!

    The following letter was sent to all DEA members calling for Action - August 2013   Dear We are writing to you to ask you to take urgent action to remove financial support from the fossil fuel industry. “Climate Change is the biggest global health threat of the…

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