You will soon receive your 2019 AMA (WA) membership renewal

You will soon receive your 2019 AMA (WA) membership renewal


Friday 19 October 2018

Now is the time to update your details   Have you changed:   Your workplace? Your address? Your mobile number or email?   Contact AMA (WA) to ensure you are in the right membership category. Are you:   Working part …


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Message to all Federal MPs: Reject e-cigarette campaign


Wednesday 17 October 2018

In a letter sent this week to all Western Australian Federal Parliamentary representatives, AMA (WA) President Dr Omar Khorshid urged them to put health first and reject companies attempting to reverse decades of successful anti-smoking achievements by weakening rules against …


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Minimum alcohol price: Now is the time to act


Tuesday 9 October 2018

The Australian Medical Association (WA) strongly welcomes the WA Alcohol and Youth Action Coalition’s case for a Minimum Price for Alcohol.   “We know the harm that really cheap grog has on our society,” AMA (WA) President Dr Omar Khorshid …


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Inquiry into Health Department governance and operation vital


Thursday 13 September 2018

It’s time for a wholescale and fully independent investigation into the entire governance and operation of WA’s health system, the Australian Medical Association (WA) said today.   AMA (WA) President Dr Omar Khorshid said he had today written to Premier …


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Personal Choice and Community Safety Committee anti-health and anti-common sense


Monday 3 September 2018

The WA Parliamentary Inquiry on Personal Choice and Community Safety (PCCS) established this week is not only a waste of time and money but could have a negative impact on perceptions of  community safety and health, the Australian Medical Association …


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