Young AFMW’s Role and Purpose Female medical students and doctors fewer than 7 years since graduation, OR younger than 40 yrs of age, are eligible to join Young AFMW. Our aims are to: a) Identify issues of importance to our membership; b) Provide strategic direction and leadership to the group… Read More »Young AFMW Committee Nominations NOW OPEN
AFMW is committed to working towards equitable health outcomes for all, especially women and children. An essential part of this is the AFMW Reconciliation Action Plan. Here are some of a collection of resources we hope will help us all understand the importance of Reconciliation. Growing the number of Aboriginal… Read More »Reconciliation Resources
National Reconciliation Week is held from May 27 to June 3. AFMW stands with all Australians during this week, National Reconciliation Week, to learn about our shared cultures and histories. https://vimeo.com/410459776 The Uluru Statement from the heart is an invitation to the Australian people, from First Nation Australians. It asks… Read More »National Reconciliation Week 2020: In This Together
Dr Magdalena Simonis, Victorian Medical Women’s Society President and GP, has published her advice for those counselling patients contemplating pregnancy in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read the article published in MJA Insight+ here.
LAST MINUTE OPPORTUNITY Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 73rd World Health Assembly will be held on May 18 and 19 as a virtual event broadcast from Geneva. As members of the Medical Women’s International Association, AFMW members are eligible to apply to attend this event online. MWIA has put… Read More »World Health Assembly 2020 Nominations Due May 10 5pm