Indoor gas appliances and health with Dr. Ben Ewald
Doctors for the Environment Australia Podcast
by Doctors for the Environment Australia
1y ago
In this episode we discuss the health risk of indoor gas appliances to health with Dr. Ben Ewald and ways to minimise exposure. Find out more here: https://dea.org.au/newsgp-the-overlooked-health-hazard-lurking-in-many-homes-by-dr-ben-ewald/ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information ..read more
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PPE waste with Dr. Forbes McGain
Doctors for the Environment Australia Podcast
by Doctors for the Environment Australia
1y ago
DEA podcast hosts Dr. Kaiya Ferguson and Dr. Karin English meet with Dr. Forbes McGain, DEA member, anaesthetist, intensivist and hospital sustainability expert. This episode focuses on PPE waste and the structural and organisational issues that need to be overcome to reduce waste associated with single use PPE.  ..read more
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Healthy Environments and Lives Network (HEAL)
Doctors for the Environment Australia Podcast
by Doctors for the Environment Australia
1y ago
In this episode hear about the new national network Healthy Environments and Lives (HEAL) with Professor Sotiris Vardoulakis and cohosts Kaiya Ferguson and Karin English.   The vision of the Healthy Environments And Lives (HEAL) Network is to catalyse research, knowledge exchange and translation into policy and practice that will bring measurable improvements to our health, the Australian health system, and the environment.  Hear about how DEA members can benefit and be a part of the network.   You can find out more about HEAL and find the content from the 2021 an ..read more
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COP26 and climate change policy
Doctors for the Environment Australia Podcast
by Doctors for the Environment Australia
1y ago
In this episode you’ll be updated on the latest key changes in climate change policy at an international and national level and how they relate to health.  In particular, hear about COP26, including a background on what the COP is, what the aim of COP26 was, and what Australia brought to the table with its net zero emissions policy.  Hosts, Dr. Kaiya Ferguson and Dr. Karin English, discuss how the changes relate to health and how DEA members can continue to advocate for effective action on climate change to protect human health.  Guests, DEA Executive Director Denise Cauchi and ..read more
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Environmental impacts in pregnancy with Dr. Kristine Barnden
Doctors for the Environment Australia Podcast
by Doctors for the Environment Australia
1y ago
In this episode, Dr. Kaiya Ferguson and Dr. Beau Frigault discuss the latest environment and health news, including the recent DEA and AMA open letter to Scott Morrison requesting Australia lift it's commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, plus Josh Frydenburg's comments that addressing climate change is now influencing global capital markets. This episode's interview is with Dr. Kristine Barnden, Obstetrician/Gynaecologist in Hobart Tasmania, and DEA member. They dive into a lot of questions regarding environmental impacts on pregnancy, but in particular discuss RANCOG's recent in ..read more
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The Tarkine with Dr Lydia Birch and medical student Hannah Birch
Doctors for the Environment Australia Podcast
by Doctors for the Environment Australia
1y ago
In this episode, Dr Kaiya Ferguson and Dr Beau Frigault discuss the latest IPCC report, before diving into an interview with Dr Lydia Birch and her sister and medical student Hannah Birch about the Tarkine native forest in Tasmania, and why its protection is a human health issue. Resources:   IPCC report summary for policy makers: https://www.ipcc.ch/report/ar6/wg1/downloads/report/IPCC_AR6_WGI_SPM.pdf   IPCC interactive atlas: https://interactive-atlas.ipcc.ch   Tarkine Media release by Dr Lydia Birch: https://www.dea.org.au/media-release-doctors-call-for-emergency-national-her ..read more
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Health professionals: strengthening climate change knowledge and advocacy
Doctors for the Environment Australia Podcast
by Doctors for the Environment Australia
1y ago
Clearly you’re listening to this podcast because you’re concerned about climate change and health!  Even with a high level of concern, we all struggle at times to take action. If you’ve wondered why, listen to this episode!  We are discussing a paper by the Lancet Planetary Health that examines healthcare workers understanding of climate change and barriers to action.   Views of health professionals on climate change and health: a multinational survey study, Kotcher, John et al. The Lancet Planetary Health, Volume 5, Issue 5, e316 - e323 https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lanplh ..read more
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Diet, health and the environment with Dr. Michael Schien
Doctors for the Environment Australia Podcast
by Doctors for the Environment Australia
1y ago
Join us on this episode, as we’ll help you feel very virtuous by learning how to change your diet (or your patients' diets) to benefit yourself and the planet! Karin, Kaiya and guest GP Michael Schien share some very simple tips for how to reduce your dietary impact on the environment and tips for talking or educating patients about diet, health and the environment.  ..read more
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DEA 20th anniversary episode
Doctors for the Environment Australia Podcast
by Doctors for the Environment Australia
1y ago
Join us as we celebrate DEA's 20th anniversary with Denise Cauchi, John Van Der Kallen and Georgia Brown.  ..read more
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Climate change and sport in Australia with Dr. Martin Rice and Dr. Beau Frigault
Doctors for the Environment Australia Podcast
by Doctors for the Environment Australia
1y ago
In this episode of the podcast, join Beau as he talks with Martin about the impact of climate change on sport in Australia and the role that sport has to play in tackling climate change.  The discussion covers the report released by the Climate Council "Game, Set, Match: Calling Time on Climate Inaction".  https://www.climatecouncil.org.au/resources/game-set-match-sports-climate-change ..read more
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