AMA, 23 Mar 2017
Training for doctors in how to identify and treat patients who have undergone female genital mutilation (FGM) should be included in tertiary medical curricula, the AMA said today.
Releasing the AMA’s Position Statement on Female Genital Mutilation 2017, AMA President, Dr Michael Gannon, said that while FGM is only practised in about 30 countries, and is illegal in Australia, Australian women are affected by the practice.
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- The AMA Position Statement on Female Genital Mutilation 2017 can be read in full at https://ama.com.au/position-statement/female-genital-mutilation-2017.