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Physicians Demand Accelerated Action on Climate Change
eMediNexus,  30 October 2019
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Physicians across the world are being urged to raise their voices to support accelerated action on climate change.

At their annual Assembly in Georgia, World Medical Association delegates supported a climate emergency resolution, calling on physicians to press their governments to deliver carbon neutrality by 2030 to limit the life-threatening impacts on health. The resolution declared ‘The WMA and its constituent members and the international health community must acknowledge the environmental footprint of the global healthcare sector, and act to reduce waste and prevent pollution to ensure healthcare sustainability.’ (WMA, October 28, 2019)

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