In a final post in our summer reading series, here are some links to health and medical reviews of 2016 and some favourite tweets, starting with:
Links to wraps on health, justice and the loss of some giants
World Health Organisation’s 2016 year in review: key health issues
From Buzzfeed: 27 photos that show the impacts of a changing climate
Health and medical highlights from the New York Times (with links to standout news on science and climate change too)
Amnesty’s 33 reasons to be positive about 2016
United Nation’s 12 top moments in 2016 for the Paris Agreement
The New York Times’ most read obituaries for the year (including Bowie, Prince, Mohammed Ali, and many more great losses in 2016)
Hope and despair from Médecins Sans Frontières’ A year in pictures
The Conversation wraps the health and medical news of 2016
And stories behind some of the best photos this year from Reuters.
Favourite tweets from Croakey contributors
Lawyer, researcher, registered nurse and CEO of Synapse Medical Services
I’m a big fan of The Shovel. Those guys bring a moment of laughter to my inbox every day and I particularly loved the Budgie 9 payback tweet.
Public Health Consultant
Médecins Sans Frontière Australia President
It’s old, but I’ve only seen it this year:
Northern Territory GP, member of Doctors for the Environment Australia
CEO, Healing Foundation
The social media that gave me a lift this year was #IndigenousDads.
Professor of Public Health and Director of the Southgate Institute of Health, Society and Equity at Flinders University
What made me laugh was on election night when it looked like the ALP might actually win someone (and I can’t remember who) tweeted:
“Has anyone checked on Gerard”
Associate Professor, Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney
CEO, Consumers Health Forum
These three are my favourite tweets:
Prof Ian Maddocks writes “Patients say of the silos: who is looking after me?” Will we ever escape silos in health? http://www.doctorportal.com.au/mjainsight/2016/41/silo-mentality-bad-for-our-patients/?platform=hootsuite …
Want to live in an economy or a society? Treasury quietly dumps #wellbeing as a guiding principle! http://www.smh.com.au/comment/treasury-secretary-john-fraser-ditches-wellbeing-as-the-rest-of-the-world-catches-on-20161021-gs7qbx.html … @1petermartin
Associate Professor in Indigenous Studies, Faculty of Law, Humanities and Arts at the University of Wollongong
Emeritus Professor in Public Health, University of Sydney
CEO, Congress of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Nurses and Midwives (CATSINaM)
And some Croakey favourites
Below are links to the earlier articles in our series of summer reading. We will be back with more Croakey reading next week.