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25 health and medical groups have today released a joint statement calling on the Federal and NSW governments to respond to the public health emergency in NSW created by the ongoing air pollution from bushfire smoke.

Research Week is an important event in the calendar of the Western Sydney University. This year, Research Week will commence with a Health and Wellbeing focus on Monday, October 21.

The Commonwealth Fund and the Australian governments invite you to nominate a candidate for the 2020-21 Australian Harkness Fellowship in Health Care Policy and Practice.

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Photo (L – R): Catherine Chaffey – CEO, ACHSM; Dr Neale Fong – President, ACHSM; Dr Zhanming Liang – President, SHAPE; Professor Mark Mackay - SHAPE Management Committee

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Auckland Branch of NZIHM hosted a presentation from Jan Adams on 13 June 2019 on 'Lessons of Leadership – Things I would tell my 18 year old self'.

The College was delighted to recently conduct a study tour for over 30 clinicians and executives from Thailand as requested and supported by the Thailand Ministry of Health.

Auckland Branch of NZIHM hosted a presentation from Professor Alan Merry on Thursday 16 May 2019: “Measuring Surgical Outcomes: All for One and One for All”


Lakes Branch of NZIHM hosted a presentation from Ngaroma (Mala) Grant, CEO of Te Arawa Whanau Ora and Chair of the Lakes Branch of NZIHM, on Whanau Ora - the Te Arawa Whanau Ora story.

Climate change poses an unprecedented threat to the health of people in Australia and across the world. ACHSM joins other organisations to call on all political parties and candidates in the upcoming federal election to publicly recognise the significant and profound health impacts of climate change to Australian people and take action now.

ACHSM, in partnership with our sponsor, Hall and Wilcox, recently hosted a professional development event for its NSW members presented by two inspiring not-for-profit leaders.