Vaccinations keep our most vulnerable safe

With increased cases of vaccine-preventable diseases being reported across the country and internationally, the nursing profession is reminding Australians to get immunised and protected for World Immunisation Week (24-30 April). “The World Health Organisation named vaccine hesitancy as one of the top ten global threats to health for 2019,” Australian College of Nursing CEO, Adjunct…

Protect health and save lives: Open letter calls on every federal parliamentary candidate to address climate health emergency

“Climate change poses an unprecedented threat to the health of people in Australia and across the world.” An open letter from an unprecedented coalition of health, welfare, and environment groups published today calls for all candidates in the upcoming federal election to recognise climate change as a core public health threat and commit to supporting…