Torres Strait Health Concerns Raised Over Climate Change


While climate change has generated much spotlight over recent months, it appears its effects on Indigenous health has left the conversation.

A group of doctors from remote parts of Australia including the Torres Strait Islands and northern Cape York, have banded together to demand urgent action to protect Indigenous communities from life-threatening issues brought about as a result of climate change.

What is their mission? And what do they believe needs to be done?

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Monday, December 9 2019
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Featured in storyDr Lachlan McIver, Climate Change Consultant for the World Health OrganizationDr Sam Jones, Torres Strait Island General Practitioner