Australia’s chief medical officer on Nauru deported amid health policy crisis

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The chief medical officer contracted by the Australian government to look after the health of refugees and asylum seekers on Nauru is being deported from the island.

  • Michael Koziol with Dana McCauley
  • The Sydney Morning Herald

Fairfax Media has confirmed with government sources that senior doctor Nicole Montana will be placed on a flight to Australia later on Wednesday and replaced.

Witho 1aOther sources suggested Dr Montana was arrested by Nauruan authorities on Tuesday but it was not clear why.

In a statement issued Wednesday morning, contractor International Health and Medical Services said Dr…

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