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Melissa Sweet

Health journalist and Croakey co-ordinator

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Why we need to have some

Why we need to have some "honest and uncomfortable conversations" about racism

Melissa SweetAug 7, 2015

In the run up to this year’s International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples on 9 August, Amnesty International’s Indi

Western Australia: wake up to yourself      #JustJustice

Western Australia: wake up to yourself #JustJustice

Melissa SweetAug 5, 2015

Comments by the Chief Justice of Western Australia and

Learn from

Learn from "one of the best examples in the world of a comprehensive primary healthcare service"

Melissa SweetAug 2, 2015

Amongst other things, the Third National Aboriginal Health Summit in Darwin last week provided some examples of how the wider primary healthcare sector can learn so much from the Aborig

Public health must get over its conceit and find a voice. So there!

Public health must get over its conceit and find a voice. So there!

Melissa SweetJul 31, 20154 Comments

Public health advocates need to get over the conceit that their work will inspire political action simply because it is worthy, according to Michael Thorn, Chief Executive of the Found

The medical aftermath of a day that changed the world: The Fallout

The medical aftermath of a day that changed the world: The Fallout

Melissa SweetJul 31, 2015

Paul Smith, deputy editor of Australian Doctor, writes: Next week marks the 70th anniversary of the Atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima. Some 80,000 pe

Health organisations join those taking a stand against racism. #IStandWithAdam

Health organisations join those taking a stand against racism. #IStandWithAdam

Melissa SweetJul 31, 20151 Comment

It is important that health organisations are listed among those who have signed the statement below, taking a stand against the racism directed against prominent Aboriginal AFL player

Nine questions about the state of public health in Victoria: #HealthyPolitics

Nine questions about the state of public health in Victoria: #HealthyPolitics

Melissa SweetJul 30, 2015

As recently previewed at Croakey, a public forum in

Health reform: So much more than a taxing issue (just ask NZ)

Health reform: So much more than a taxing issue (just ask NZ)

Melissa SweetJul 28, 2015

Could Australian health reformers learn from the experience of efforts

Physicians and public health experts issue last-ditch warnings against #TPP:

Physicians and public health experts issue last-ditch warnings against #TPP: "lives are at stake"

Melissa SweetJul 28, 20151 Comment

So here’s a question, or two. For months, we’ve been hearing many different experts and health organisations warning about the risks to health from the Trans-Pacific Partnership

Now here's a list worth reading: 187 reasons to support the @IndigenousX crowdfunding campaign

Now here's a list worth reading: 187 reasons to support the @IndigenousX crowdfunding campaign

Melissa SweetJul 26, 2015

There are so many reasons that people working in the health sector should consider supporting the @IndigenousXLtd crowdfun

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