This week, the Australian Government is urged to stop predatory marketing by the commercial milk formula industry, an alarm is sounded about super funds investing in gambling, and contributors highlight the importance of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health and research workforce.
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Read this article in The Lancet Regional Health, Western Pacific, which slams Australia’s record on regulation of commercial milk formula marketing and sales. Australia is the world’s sixth largest exporter of commercial milk formula and a major supplier to Southeast Asia and China; and the Australian Government is supporting predatory commercial milk formula marketing strategies at home and abroad, the authors say.
Meanwhile in Australia, Independent MP Dr Monique Ryan is encouraging submissions to the Long COVID inquiry.
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