Alex Gomez

No child should ever suffer for a grown-up conflict

Children’s Healthcare Australasia stands in solidarity with the people of Ukraine and all its healthcare workers.

The Russian attack on Ukraine is presenting an enormous challenge on the specialised and intensive paediatric hospital care in the country. This invasion is having a profound impact on everyday people and we are particularly concerned…

Ride For Their Lives: an international effort to raise awareness about the impact of climate change on child health.

30 September 2021 Ride for their Lives – an update: Earlier this month the #RideForTheirLives team undertook the huge journey from Glasgow to London to deliver the blue bag containing the signed #HealthyClimatePrescription letter. This letter collected signatures from over 450 organisations representing over 45million health workers.  We are thrilled, and grateful, to be included …

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Detention is no place for any child

Children’s Healthcare Australasia (CHA) has long advocated that children should not be held in immigration detention. As a community of more than 90 children’s hospitals and paediatric units across Australia, we stand with our colleagues at the Academy of Child and Adolescent Health(link is external) (ACAH) and support the call for a permanent resolution on the immigration status of Tharnicaa Murugappan and her family.

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