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Doctus Project

NMO

AMSA Australia

General Description

The Doctus Project is a non-profit health journalism organisation that publishes articles and interviews on issues and events that relate to health. These issues are contemporary, important and often fall outside of the health sector. Founded in October 2013, it is a website which continues to provide ongoing and up-to-date content and debate for its readers.

Area of Activity

Medical Ethics, Human Rights

Objectives

Main goal: To engender a widespread understanding amongst medical students, doctors and the general public that health is inextricably connected to a wide range of issues and fields, and extends well beyond the medical sector.

Objectives:
– Publish 2 articles per week
– Launch section dedicated to this year’s IFMSA AM
– Continue fortnightly newsletter, sent to all subscribers on alternate Tuesday mornings

End goals:
– Facilitate informed debate regarding health
– Provide a platform for health commentary, opinion and analysis
– Expand the impacts of the 2016 AM through dedicated section of website

Time frame of the Activity

04/08/2014 – 31/12/2018

Partners

First Samuel; The Conversation; Al Jazeera; headspace; ASRC

Funding

First Samuel.

Program

Ethics and Human Rights in Health – [email protected]

Contact

Patrick Walker – [email protected]

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