AFMW is proud to inform our members and the public that Australia’s Chief Scientist, Dr Cathy Foley AO PSM, has become our patron. Dr Foley is an inspiration to women in STEM across the globe and is committed to tackling gender equality and diversity in the science sector. Throughout her… Read More »Australia’s Chief Scientist, Dr Cathy Foley AO PSM announced as AFMW patron
A/Professor Magdalena Simonis, Chair MWIA Scientific and Research Subcommittee presents a summary of the Medical Women’s International Association (MWIA) survey of COVID-19 experiences of women doctors as healthcare providers. Thank you all for participating, over 1,400 responses received.
The Australian Federation of Medical Women is proud to be a member of the Better Futures Australia Health Working Group, which includes representatives from Doctors for the Environment Australia, Australasian College for Emergency Medicine, Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association, NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association, and Climate and Health Alliance.
AFMW President, A/Professor Magdalena Simonis recently contributed to the Better Futures Roundtable with the Climate Health Alliance. This article provides a summary of key points and discussions showcasing action, urgency and opportunity for the health sector on the climate crisis.
BCNA has launched the new updated online tool to support breast cancer patients along their journey. I am very proud to be a part of this organisation and to have contributed initially to the My Journey Book and now to this online tool. Please share with your patients.
Better Futures Australia Roundtable: Urgent need for greater action on climate change to protect health
I had the pleasure of attending the Better Futures Australia Roundtable on 19th April, along with a host of other organisations as part of the Climate Health Alliance. It’s clear that there is an urgent need for greater action on climate change to protect health. I invite you to write to Prime Minister Scott Morrison.
PLEASE NOTE – The MWIA COVID-19 Survey closes 30 April 2021. With over 1,400 responses to date, please ensure you have your say. Australian medical women, please visit: the survey here to participate >>. Please share.
AFMW President invited to attend the Western Pacific Region Consultation on Climate and Health. This event is being organised by the World Health Organization, the Global Climate and Health Alliance, WHO-Civil Society Working Group on Climate and Health, and other health partners.
AFMW President appointed Clinical Associate Professor, Department of General Practice, University of Melbourne
A/Professor Magdalena, AFMW President has been appointed Clinical Associate Professor at the Department of General Practice University of Melbourne. Magda will be working alongside Professor Kelsey Hegarty in the Safer Families Centre of Research Excellence.