WHAT HAS AMSA DONE?


2012

Crossing Borders For Health, a transnational medical student project, becomes a national project of AMSA Global Health.


2013

AFRAM (AMSA Campaign for Refugee and Asylum Seeker Mental Health) is established in response to a letter from a Victorian medical student.


MARCH – JUNE 2014

National callouts run and 45 MPs were met, asking for measures that would lead to an improvement in health outcomes of Refugees and Asylum Seekers.

Crossing Borders for Health led AMSA’s submission into the National Inquiry into Children in Immigration Detention 2014.


SEPTEMBER 2014

AMSA Advocates is established on the AMSA Academy Portal. 

60 AMSA Advocates are selected from a pool of over 100 outstanding medical students.


JANUARY – JUNE 2015

AMSA Advocates are trained in three parts: group workshop, smaller group workshops and ongoing mentorship.


1 JULY 2015

The Border Force Act can be enforced.

Crossing Borders/AFRAM calls every MP in Australia and Australian National University medical students march to Parliament House in protest.


JULY 2015

Medical Students join protests around Australia against the Border Force Act. The national team continue contact with MP’s.