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News2020-02-20T15:01:30+00:00

Urban Air Pollution and its Effects on Human Health

Air pollution currently contributes to over 3000 premature and preventable deaths per year in Australia.Associate Professor Vicki Kotsirilos AM will be speaking at this year’s Conference on Urban Air Pollution and its Impacting Effects on Human Health. 

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Bushfires causing a rise in public health problems

Melbourne air quality this week has been categorised as ‘hazardous’ by the Environmental Protection Agency, and regarded as worst in the world. Associate Professor Vicki Kotsirilos AM, a practicing general practitioner and expert in Environmental Medicine, shares her experience of how the bushfires have been affecting her patients in practice, and provides some useful guidance on how to protect ourselves.

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Aboriginal Heritage Walk

As part of the 2020 ACNEM Conference we’re offering 25 delegates the opportunity to journey into the ancestral lands of the Eastern Kulin Nation and learn about traditional land, nutritional and environmental practices with an Indigenous guide. Gain insight into the area’s rich history and thriving culture and develop an understanding and appreciation for the customs and heritage of the local Boonwurrung and Woiwurrung people. An exclusive, bespoke tour for 2020 ACNEM Conference delegates.

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Preparing for what comes next

Australia has just had a very rude and real awakening. But this environmental disaster and its fall out doesn’t come as a surprise. We were warned and ACNEM is focused on helping our medical practitioners prepare for what comes next.

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