5G Wireless Deployment and Health Risks: Time for a Medical Discussion in Australia and New Zealand



There is an urgent need for clinicians and medical scientists in the Australia-New Zealand region to engage in an objective discussion around the potential health impacts of the 5G wireless technology being deployed.


COVID-19 and Telehealth: Breaking Barriers to Fast Track Development


Telehealth or telemedicine has a long history. Today is an open and constantly evolving science incorporating new technologies and responding and adapting to the needs of patients and societies.


What do healthcare practitioners need to know about wireless technology?


Since 5G networks began rolling out across the world, we have been providing medical and healthcare practitioners with scientific info on a range of environmental health impacts related to wireless radiation. Why is there so much hype around the launch of millimeter wave technology? 


Is Coronavirus a dress rehearsal for what awaits us?


Dr John Hewson will proudly open the 2020 ACNEM Online Conference: Environmental & Viral Disruptors. Dr Hewson says humans have increasingly caused significant harm to themselves and to the planet by prioritising economic and population growth over environmental and social consequences.


Nutritional Medicine: Not a soft approach to combatting COVID-19


As the world faces the current COVID-19 pandemic, those with compromised immune systems, including the elderly, are particularly at risk. Some simple, inexpensive measures could be put in place and reduce the associated morbidity and mortality.


2020 ACNEM Online Conference: Environmental & Viral Disruptors


You are invited to what is arguably THE most important Event in ACNEM's almost 40-year history. We consider the need has never been greater. How we reduce the risks to ourselves, our families and ultimately our patients is a challenge ACNEM has accepted and we invite you to be part of this unique global event.



Barriers to public access is fuelling a widespread lack of understanding of the role of medicinal cannabis



ACNEM calls into question recent publicity that contends that the evidence for the use of medicinal cannabis is “weak” and wants to see greater understanding of the clinical benefits of medicinal cannabis. 


Bushfires causing a rise in public health problems


Melbourne air quality this week has been categorised as ‘hazardous’ by the Environmental Protection Agency, and regarded as worst in the world. Associate Professor Vicki Kotsirilos AM, a practicing general practitioner and expert in Environmental Medicine, shares her experience of how the bushfires have been affecting her patients in practice, and provides some useful guidance on how to protect ourselves.

Urban Air Pollution and its Impacting Effects on Human Health


Air pollution currently contributes to over 3000 premature and preventable deaths per year in Australia.Associate Professor Vicki Kotsirilos AM will be speaking at this year’s Conference on Urban Air Pollution and its Impacting Effects on Human Health.