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

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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Immunisation urged ahead of deadly flu season


Friday 19 April 2013

The AMA (WA) has urged parents to take advantage of the upcoming school holidays to get their children vaccinated, calling it a vital step for the health of all children.   AMA (WA) President Dr Richard Choong said today that …


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