Doctors demand Parliament declares a Climate Health Emergency
In 2018, the COP24 Special Report on Climate Change and Health called climate change the greatest health challenge of the 21 century. The report was a call to arms for the health community to mobilize and act on this public health emergency. In April 2019, Doctors for the Environment Australia declared a Climate Emergency . Click to view the international and national medical organisations that signed our petition.
Doctors for the Environment turns 20
This year marks the 20th anniversary of Doctors for the Environment Australia.
DEA came about after a group of doctors who were concerned about the effects of environmental harms on people’s health met at a kitchen table in an Adelaide home with a vision for a healthy planet, healthy people.
AMA and DEA Make Joint Call for Emissions Reduction in Healthcare
The Australian Medical Association (AMA) and Doctors for the Environment Australia (DEA) are today calling on the Australian healthcare sector to reduce its carbon emissions to net zero by 2040, with an interim emission reduction target of 80 per cent by 2030.
Doctors for the Environment Australia (DEA) is an organisation of doctors who recognise that human health and wellbeing require an environment; free of pollution, capable of providing nutritious food, rich in biodiversity, and able to provide for current and future generations sustainably.
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