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Wednesday 11 July 2012

Western Australians should join together to fight the worst influenza outbreak since the 2009 global swine flu pandemic, the AMA (WA) said today.   AMA (WA) President Dr Richard Choong said the rate of influenza presentations to GPs had more …

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AMA (WA) elects a new President

Thursday 7 June 2012

The Australian Medical Association (WA) last night elected one of the youngest Presidents in its history.   Dr Richard Choong, a Port Kennedy General Practitioner, was elected unopposed at the AMA (WA) Annual General Meeting held in Nedlands.   Dr …

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State Budget heavy on missed opportunities: AMA (WA)

Thursday 17 May 2012

The WA State Budget is a text-book example of missed opportunities, the Australian Medical Association (WA) said today.   “The Government has missed the opportunity to future proof WA by failing to provide adequate funding increases, it has missed the …

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Government must boost research efforts: AMA (WA)

Tuesday 15 May 2012

The Western Australian Government should provide $40 million a year funding for health and medical research in order to stop the intellectual wealth of the state wasting away, the Australian Medical Association (WA) said today.   Delivering a new report …

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AMA (WA) Warns against delaying flu vaccination

Thursday 26 April 2012

What seems like a never-ending summer may lead many Western Australians to overlook, or put off, getting a flu vaccination, the AMA (WA) said today.   “The continuing good weather may cause many people to overlook the fact the flu …

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