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30 Nov 2017

In a meeting late yesterday with AMA President, Dr Michael Gannon, the Immigration Minister, Peter Dutton, ruled out facilitating an AMA–led group of independent medical experts to assess the health and wellbeing of the asylum seeker men on Manus Island – but pledged to enhance the levels of health care and the flow of information about the health of asylum seekers on Manus and more broadly.

Published: 30 Nov 2017

29 Nov 2017

Transcript:   AMA President, Dr Michael Gannon, with Patricia Karvelas, Radio National, RN Drive, 29 November 2017

Subject:  Health of asylum seekers on Manus Island


Published: 29 Nov 2017

22 Nov 2017

Transcript:  AMA President, Dr Michael Gannon, with Ashleigh Gillon, SKY News,Wednesday, 22 November 2017

Topics:  Health of asylum seekers; FASD; kids’ screen time.



Published: 22 Nov 2017

20 Nov 2017

LINDA MOTTRAM:   The 421 men remaining in the now closed Manus Island Detention Centre say they are surviving on bananas, coconuts, and rain water. It's been nearly three weeks since the Detention Centre was officially closed, and services and food supplies were cut off. The Australian Medical Association is claiming that the Immigration Department won't provide medical updates on the men's' condition. Sarah Whyte reports.

Published: 20 Nov 2017