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Nov 25
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A massive week @Croakey News on climate with #HEAL2022 and #HealthyCOP27 stories, #VicVotesHealth2022, #TwitterResistance and more. In case you missed them, following is a thread of articles from this week's bulletin...

This week's quotable comes from the ICYMI column compiled by @Melissa Sweet "You know there is a rural medical crisis when you ring another rural hospital to transfer a patient, and they refuse the patient but offer you a job" – a rural GP on Twitter croakey.org/icymi-winter-i…
"Despite these concerns & interest in alternative platforms such as Mastodon, many participants were resolved to stay with Twitter as long as possible, to ensure public health voices remain active on the platform" – @Melissa Sweet #TwitterResistance croakey.org/twitter-meltdo…
"The media plays a major role in shaping public views about policy issues & this campaign has continued the mainstream media’s concentration on hospitals & doctors when reporting on health" – @Jennifer Doggett #VicVotesHealth2022 croakey.org/as-victorians-…
"At the top of the pack: a historic first at #COP27, we now have a #LossAndDamageFund" – @Arthur Wyns #HealthyCOP27 croakey.org/in-the-spirit-…
"The number of people who died due to #COVID19 was over three times higher among those living in the most disadvantaged areas when compared to those living in the least disadvantaged areas" – @Andrew Leigh croakey.org/how-covid-is-e…
"It’s not all about building new hospitals and adding more beds, it’s about access, prevention, equity and smart spending" – @SimonJudkins #VicVotesHealth2022 croakey.org/as-the-victori…
"This is a complex area, where the right balance is needed, to encourage adult alcohol substitution with zero-alcohol beverages, whilst protecting young people from as much alcohol marketing as possible" – @Nathan Harrison #PHAAThinkTank @Students and Young Professionals in Public Health croakey.org/beyond-alcohol…
"With many disruptions to social connections over the past few years, loneliness has gained recognition as a big problem in our current society" – @Drew Meehan #PHAAThinkTank @Students and Young Professionals in Public Health croakey.org/reducing-lonel…
"Lifting people out of poverty & improving health through policies that generate net savings for society while reducing costs to governments should be prioritised" – Spencer Fowler Steen #PHAAThinkTank @Students and Young Professionals in Public Health croakey.org/a-basic-income…
"Heal Our Way is focusing on changing up the language we use to better support people and providing the tools for people to be able to listen & create a safe space for people to share their worries" – Shannay Holmes croakey.org/creating-safe-…
"These enormous costs are driven in part by a massive missed opportunity. As the old saying goes, it is better to build a fence at the top of the cliff than park an ambulance at the bottom" – @Dan Lubman @Rethink Addiction croakey.org/cost-of-addict…
"Government must realise that traditional Island wisdom, knowledge & understanding is the most valuable tool for climate change adaptation" – Sereako Stephen (Jr), Melissa Haswell, Francis Nona & David Shearman #HealthyCOP27 croakey.org/from-the-torre…
"Locking young people up during their crucial years of development has long-term impacts including poor emotional development, education outcomes & worse mental health in adulthood"– @Dr Summer May Finlay @Ee Pin Chang @Jemma Collova @Pat Dudgeon #RaiseTheAge croakey.org/locking-up-kid…
"It is a tragic & escalating story still unfolding along major river systems across eastern Australia that underscores the urgency & scale of issues to be raised at this week’s #HEAL2022 conference" – @Marie McInerney croakey.org/with-storm-clo…
The latest Health Wrap by @Lesley Russell Wolpe: sounding the alarm on unsafe drinking water, latest on #COVID19, community pharmacy trial, health literacy – and a puzzle #auspol croakey.org/the-health-wra…
"The health system is bursting at the seams in multiple places simultaneously. It’s like we had an old pair of shorts, COVID came along & is causing holes in multiple places where things were already worn" – @Alex Martiniuk, first in @The Conversation croakey.org/why-our-health…
"Use inclusive language. Better yet, don’t use excluding language. In what you say at home, at work, in the community… include. Don’t tack us on as an afterthought" – @Prof Sandy O'Sullivan (Wiradjuri, trans they/them) #TransAwarenessWeek croakey.org/this-trans-awa…
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