Pressure on govt to send doctors to Ebola hotspots

The French-based volunteer organisation is urging Australia to honour its international responsibilities by sending emergency medical teams and equipment, after rejecting Australia’s offer of a $2.5 million cash donation on Wednesday.

AMA president Associate Professor Brian Owler is also pressing the government to follow the lead of countries including the UK, Cuba and the US to help save lives in Africa and stop the deadly virus spreading to other parts of the world.

“The AMA is calling on