Environmentally sustainable health care: now is the time for action

Anthony Capon, Diana L Madden and Philip G Truskett
Med J Aust 2020; 213 (10): . || doi: 10.5694/mja2.50825
Published online: 16 November 2020

In reply: In the context of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID‐19) pandemic, McGain and colleagues raise the important issue of sustainable personal protective equipment (PPE) with specific reference to single‐use gowns.

  • Anthony Capon1
  • Diana L Madden2
  • Philip G Truskett3,4

  • 1 Monash Sustainable Development Institute, Monash University, Melbourne, VIC
  • 2 University of Notre Dame Australia, Sydney, Sydney, NSW
  • 3 University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW
  • 4 Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, Melbourne, VIC


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