AMA (WA) congratulates winner at the 2014 WA Media Awards

AMA (WA) congratulates winner at the 2014 WA Media Awards


Tuesday 23 September 2014

The Australian Medical Association (WA) today congratulated ABC journalist Caitlyn Gribbin for being recognised at the WA Media Awards at the weekend for excellence in health reporting.   Caitlyn received the prize for Best Health/Medical Report at the prestigious ceremony …


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Fine for breast screening scam welcomed: AMA (WA)


Wednesday 17 September 2014

Yesterday’s Federal Court decision to fine breast imaging company Safe Breast Imaging sends a strong message to anyone seeking to dupe Australian women, the Australian Medical Association (WA) said today.   The company was fined $200,000 for falsely promoting an …


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State Govt must act urgently on mental health recommendations: AMA (WA)


Monday 1 September 2014

The State Government must act urgently on the recommendations made to WA’s public mental health services, the AMA (WA) said today.   “West Australians are taking their own lives while a report on our failing mental health system gathers dust …


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Fund-raising campaign to fight Ebola


Wednesday 27 August 2014

A fundraising event this weekend will boost funding to fight the current Ebola crisis in West Africa, the Australian Medical Association (WA) said today.   “This crisis has claimed the lives of over a 1,000 people, and continues to spiral …


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Tougher measures vital in vaccination fight: AMA (WA)


Thursday 21 August 2014

Governments at all levels need to look for newer and tougher ways to ensure that people vaccinate their children to protect them and the rest of the community from disease, the AMA (WA) said today.   “Neglecting to vaccinate your …


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