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Policy on Human Health and Old Growth Forests
ISDE position paper #1
ISDE position paper #2
Doctors for the Environment Australia has adopted the Genetically Modified Food Policy of the Public Health Association of Australia, We thank the Public Health Association of Australia for their permission to adopt their policy.
Genetically modified foods and health: a second interim statement PDF
Doctors for the Environment Australia also publishes below the British Medical Association publication "Genetically modified foods and health: a second interim statement" Please note that the views of other organisations on the website do not necessarily reflect those of the BMA. We thank the BMA for permission to publish We publish the BMA publication because of its excellent review of the medical research aspects of genetically modified foods which will be of interest to members of DEA.
Doctors for the Environment Australia's viewpoint on this complex issue is based upon principles of environmental and social sustainability which, if neglected are likely to affect the future health and wellbeing of all Australians. We also recognise our interdependence with all other peoples and countries and, as a wealthy and developed county, our need to play a leadership role in mitigating the problems facing the world.
(Doctors for the Environment Australia seeks comments (send to firstname.lastname@example.org) on this draft policy.)
Most Australian children today benefit from better food, cleaner water, more preventive health measures (such as vaccination) and a higher standard of living than ever before. Childhood mortality is very low and many would think that Australian children have never had it so good.