April 16, 2021 - Doctors for the Environment Australia welcomes the launch of Healthcare Without Harm’s global road map for healthcare decarbonisation. The report highlights how “all countries’ health systems will need to reach ...
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April 8, 2021 - Dr Kim Loo, chair of the New South Wales chapter of Doctors for the Environment, has lived and worked in western Sydney her whole life. Over the years she has watched the market gardens once run by Maltese families out on the flood plain give way to new housing as developers have paved over the open ground.
March 17, 2021 - Climate change is a health emergency, which is already contributing to life-threatening illness and deaths and the Australian healthcare sector is part of the problem – contributing about 7 per cent to Australia’s national carbon emission footprint.
March 10, 2021 - After Hours will be a free monthly webinar geared towards a medical audience. Each session will be focus on a specific aspect of the relationship between the climate and public health–and what health professionals can do to respond to these emerging trends.
March 10, 2021 - Reporting on the election briefing are Dr Richard Yin, a GP in Perth and National Secretary of Doctors for the Environment Australia, Dr Brett Montgomery, a GP and representative of Doctors Reform Society in WA, Jaime Yallup Farrant, Convenor of Climate Justice Union, Louise Giolitto, CEO of WA Council of Social Service, and Fiona Armstrong, Executive Director of Climate and Health Alliance.