Mike Daube: Fighting for Public Health for 40 Years

Mike Daube: Fighting for Public Health for 40 Years


Monday 13 May 2013

The Australian Medical Association (WA) today thanked Professor Mike Daube for his contribution to public health over the last 40 years. “The health of Western Australians and Australians has been improved immeasurably because of his unrelenting campaign on a range …


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AMA (WA) Proudly Presents Breakfast with the Health Minister Hon. Dr Kim Hames


Thursday 9 May 2013

Health Minister Dr Hames will present to members of the AMA a review of the State Government’s health priorities during the current term of government.   Prior to the recent WA election, the AMA (WA) presented the Government with a …


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Healthier WA Award Nominations are now open!


Monday 6 May 2013

Community groups, businesses, councils, schools and sporting groups striving to make Western Australia healthier can secure a $10,000 prize to help their cause in the annual Healthier WA Award. The award, sponsored by the AMA (WA) and Healthway will be …


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AMA (WA) supports Med Students attack on Fed Govt’s education cuts


Thursday 2 May 2013

The AMA (WA) has backed recent remarks by Western Australia’s peak medical student bodies after they spoke out against irresponsible education funding cuts.   In a joint press release by the Western Australia Medical Students’ Society (WAMSS) and the Medical Students’ Association …


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Doctors Warned on Vaccinations with CSL branded ‘Fluvax’


Tuesday 23 April 2013

AMA (WA) President Dr Richard Choong has written to all General Practitioners in WA urging them to be fully aware of the strict guidelines relating to the use of the CSL-produced vaccine Fluvax on children under the age of five, …


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With more than 50 per cent of our current medical graduates being female, it’s not surprising that the demands for breastfeeding facilities in our hospital systems are increasing.   Due to the nature of medicine, mothers are often returning to …