Successful fundraiser assists in fight against Ebola

Successful fundraiser assists in fight against Ebola


Wednesday 5 November 2014

The Australian Medical Association (WA) will match the money raised by the African Australian Union to assist in the fight against one of the world’s most frightening diseases – Ebola.   AMA (WA) President Dr Michael Gannon, who yesterday accepted …


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Alcohol scourge needs a national approach: AMA (WA)


Wednesday 29 October 2014

“It is it is of vital importance to develop a national approach to the growing alcohol problem in our community,” AMA (WA) President Dr Michael Gannon said today.   Dr Gannon’s comments follow the conclusion of the Federal AMA National Alcohol …


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Pharmacy Guild campaign will jeopardise health care: AMA (WA)


Monday 27 October 2014

The Pharmacy Guild of Australia’s latest campaign to provide in-store health checks and home visits is an insult to the intelligence of most Australians, AMA (WA) President Dr Michael Gannon has said.   “Most Australians are aware of where they …


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AMA (WA) staffer announced as finalist in WA Young Australian of Year Awards


Monday 20 October 2014

The AMA (WA) is delighted to announce that staff member Jessica Smith is a finalist in the prestigious 2015 Western Australia’s Young Australian of the Year Awards.   Jessica is an event coordinator for the AMA (WA) run Dr YES …


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Cautious, rational approach needed in medical marijuana debate: AMA (WA)


Thursday 16 October 2014

Australia needs a national, evidence-based approach to the medical marijuana debate and not rely on anecdotal evidence largely based on emotion, AMA (WA) President Dr Michael Gannon said today.   In an opinion piece in today’s West Australian, Dr Gannon …


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