​ANZCA statement on climate change

ANZCA recognises that climate change has, and will continue to have, a significant impact on health outcomes.
 
Children and the elderly, those living in rural/remote areas, and people with pre-existing medical conditions may be especially vulnerable. Marginalised members of our community where the social determinants of health are already having a negative impact also appear to be particularly at risk.

ANZCA recognises that the healthcare sector is highly interconnected with activities that emit pollution to air, water, and soils, resulting in a significant ecological footprint and contribution to anthropogenic climate change.

ANZCA is committed to minimising the health impact of climate change and promoting environmental sustainability, and has taken measures to reduce its environmental impact.
 
To find out more click through to our full statement.
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