#FIXITDONTFLOODIT: New Medical Schools and Health Inequity by RJ S

Now that Macquarie Medical School has opened its doors for its first batch of newly minted medical students, the health workforce of Australia approaches a crossroads. As each year passes, matching graduating medical students to an internship is becoming more difficult, with international medical students bearing most of the consequences…

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Welcome to AMSA Global Health 2018 by Nathan C

Welcome to AMSA Global Health’s Weekly Blog, Over this coming year, we will be showing you all the amazing things that Australian Medical Students are doing in the field of global health as well as some of the exciting developments that occur on the international stage. But what even is…

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Hospital Adaptation for Climate Change

Words by Dr Forbes McGain Climate change has deleterious effects upon our health and our environment. Healthcare also contributes to CO2 emissions and thus climate change by the purchase and discard of medical consumables, transport for patients, families and hospital staff, and direct hospital energy usage. Sustainability is about much…

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The Face of Climate Change

Words by Natasha Abeysekera   “But you can’t see climate change victims!” – Overheard Climate change is neither a new concept nor one without evidentiary basis. Thankfully the aforementioned statement is receiving less critique and speculation than in the past. Nevertheless climate change is still being referred to as ‘the…

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