The extreme weather events induced by climate change affect health in myriad ways, writes Dr Brooke Ah Shay, Northern Territory Chair for DEA in Medical Republic magazine.
“GPs should be central to disaster relief. As doctors, we must not forget that our voices matter. We have earned our medical qualifications and the right to speak as trusted authorities on this topic. We should use this in advocating both individually and collectively for change, at every level of government.
“The fight to save our planet will never stop being fought. Much is already being done and the environmental movement has never been more prominent or powerful. The future is not yet set in stone.”
Change is here and we can all play a part.
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