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20 Mar 2017

With news that an unvaccinated seven-year-old girl is in a Brisbane hospital in a coma with tetanus, Dr Bartone joined Ray Hadley on 2GB to discuss whether a public education campaign is needed to reassure vaccine-hesitant parents.


Published: 20 Mar 2017

08 Mar 2017

AMA President, Dr Michael Gannon, says he would be surprised if doctors were denying treatment to unvaccinated children. He talks to Sunrise host Samantha Armytage about a survey that found overwhelming support from parents for vaccination programs.


Published: 08 Mar 2017

06 Mar 2017

AMA President, Dr Michael Gannon, says he's "absolutely appalled" by Pauline Hanson's comments about vaccination, saying she can no longer make "fringe statements that are dangerous to the health of the whole community".


Published: 06 Mar 2017

04 Jan 2017
AMA President, Dr Michael Gannon, speaks about the AMA's Position Statement on Firearms and the need for a real-time, national firearms register.

Published: 04 Jan 2017

04 Jan 2017
Australia is the only OECD country without an established national Centre for Disease Control. With emerging threats like Zika, Ebola, and blood borne viruses, it's time Australia established a national authority to deliver scientific research and leadership in communicable disease control.

Published: 04 Jan 2017

30 Dec 2016
A pack-a-day smoker could save more than $500 a month by quitting the habit. AMA Vice President, Dr Tony Bartone, outlines the health benefits of giving up for good.

Published: 30 Dec 2016

28 Dec 2016
Whether it's an outdoor film festival or a three-day rave, the AMA has some simple tips for staying safe while having fun this summer.

Published: 28 Dec 2016

27 Dec 2016
Children's eyes need protection from ultraviolet radiation from the sun, making sunglasses much more than a fashion statement, AMA Vice President, Dr Tony Bartone, says.

Published: 27 Dec 2016

23 Dec 2016
Button batteries are useful for powering toys and games but, if swallowed, they can pose serious health risks to small children. The AMA is calling on parents to be vigilant and not leave the small, shiny batteries unattended around children.

Published: 23 Dec 2016

23 Dec 2016
With severe heatwaves predicted this Christmas, the AMA is urging people to stay out of the sun, drink plenty of water, and keep an eye on elderly relatives and neighbours.

Published: 23 Dec 2016

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