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New ABS data shows serious inequities in the way COVID is affecting different communities.
COVID-19
 Dr Magdalena Simonis, AFMW President

‘Shocking’: Migrants more than twice as likely to die of COVID-19- RACGP

This RACGP article, discusses how new ABS data shows serious inequities in the way COVID is affecting different communities.  RACGP interviewed AFMW President, Dr Simonis. Magda’s key takeaways include “Vaccination messaging requires targeted, culture-specific health promotion that engages primary care physicians, doctors like myself, with the creation of the messaging based upon the obstacles that we’ve observed and the conversations that we are having.”

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long-COVID interview
COVID-19
 Dr Magdalena Simonis, AFMW President

Long Covid already tortures Australians – SBS Interview

Reaching out to CALD communities – I gave an interview in Greek (English version) for SBS on Long- COVID. Long covid syndrome is more common in women, but can affect patients of all ages. It causes a variety of symptoms, which can last for months. It has already started torturing many patients in Australia. Listen to the interview.

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COVID-19 ‘creation stories’
COVID-19
 Dr Magdalena Simonis, AFMW President

COVID-19 Creation Stories – time to distil what we have learned

Most conversations these days start with an exchange around how COVID-19 has affected us and our lives. In our social interactions, in our workplaces, engaging with fellow dog owners at the local park, COVID-19 is the new conversation starter. It is time to distil what we have learned from the pandemic.

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LATEST COVID-19 RESOURCES
COVID-19
 Dr Magdalena Simonis, AFMW President

COVID-19 Resources List [UPDATED 04 APRIL 2022]

[UPDATED 4 APRIL 2022 – Decision chart for use of Adult with symptomatic COVID-19 who does not require oxygen and has one or more risk factors for disease progression added] View the updated list of the latest COVID-19 resources. Please share with your colleagues.

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Recap: AFMW Open Forum – Moving Forward With COVID: GPs Advancing Vaccinations And Health Literacy Held 3 Feb 2022
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 Dr Magdalena Simonis, AFMW President

Recap: AFMW Open Forum – Moving forward with COVID: GPs advancing vaccinations and health literacy held 3 Feb 2022

EVENT RECAP: On Thursday 3 February, the 2022 AFMW Open Forum series launched with GP Leaders Associate Professor Charlotte Hespe  RACGP NSW/ ACT Faculty and RACGP Board Director,  Associate Professor Margie Danchin Group Leader, Vaccine Uptake, Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, and Dr Magdalena Simonis, RACGP Expert Committee Quality Care discussing COVID in primary care in 2022. Watch the recording here.

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LATEST COVID-19 RESOURCES
COVID-19
 Dr Magdalena Simonis, AFMW President

COVID-19 Resources List [UPDATED 04 APRIL 2022]

[UPDATED 4 APRIL 2022 – Decision chart for use of Adult with symptomatic COVID-19 who does not require oxygen and has one or more risk factors for disease progression added] View the updated list of the latest COVID-19 resources. Please share with your colleagues.

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