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RANZCOG – Women’s Health Summit 2021

May 27 @ 9:00 am - 5:30 pm AEST

RANZCOG Women's Health Summit 2021

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The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RANZCOG) is pleased to announce that it will hold the RANZCOG Women’s Health Summit 2021 at Australian Parliament House, Canberra on Thursday 27 May 2021.

The theme of the 2021 Summit is Time to Act. This event will bring together a diverse group of Australians from the women’s health landscape, including industry, non-government organisations, community groups, and government, in a unique collaboration to discuss and address pressing health challenges faced by Australian women.

Hosted by the ABC’s National Medical Reporter, Sophie Scott, the Summit will comprise five panels, and guest speakers, the Honourable Greg Hunt, Minister for Health and Aged Care, and the Honourable Linda Burney MP, Shadow Minister for Indigenous Australians.

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Register now to virtually attend the RANZCOG Women’s Health Summit

Watch the Summit via our broadcasting platform, receive a Digital Summit Handbook, and submit your questions. Register now

More Information

Please visit https://ranzcog.edu.au/womens-health/womens-health-summit-2021

Program

9.00amWelcome  |  Sophie Scott, ABC National Medical Reporter
9.10amAcknowledgement of Country & National Reconciliation Week  |  The Honourable Linda Burney MP, Shadow Minister for Indigenous Australians
9.35amWelcome  |  Dr Vijay Roach, President, Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
10.00amAddress  |  The Honourable Greg Hunt, Minister for Health and Aged Care
10.30amMorning tea
10.50amPanel 1: Gender equity and health equity for women
11.50amPanel 2: Sexual and reproductive health
12.50pmLunch
1.40pmPanel 3: Preventative health, chronic conditions and healthy ageing
2.40pmPanel 4: Mental health and impact of violence against women and girls
3.40pmAfternoon tea
4.00pmPanel 5: Future research, data collection, monitoring and evaluation
5.00pmNext Steps  |  Key Priorities and Ways Forward  |  Dr Ben Bopp, President-Elect, and Sophie Scott
5.30pmSummit Close

Gender equity and health equity for women

  • Chair: Ms Vase Jovanoska, Chief Executive Officer, Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
  • Ms Gulnara Abbasova, Executive Officer, Migrant and Refugee Health Partnership
  • Ms Nicky Bath, Chief Executive Officer, LGBTIQ+ Health Australia
  • Ms LaVerne Bellear, Board Director, National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation
  • Ms Tricia Malowney, President, Women with Disabilities Australia
  • Adjunct Professor Ruth Stewart, National Rural Health Commissioner, Australian Government Department of Health

 

Sexual and reproductive health

  • Chair: Professor Kirsten Black, Sexual and Reproductive Health Special Interest Group, Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
  • Associate Professor Deborah Bateson, Medical Director, Family Planning New South Wales
  • Professor Caroline Homer AO, Co-Program Director Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health, Burnet Institute
  • Dr Nisha Khot, Councillor, Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
  • Ms Tessa Kowaliw, Consumer Representative, Council, Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
  • Professor Danielle Mazza, Chief Investigator and Director, SPHERE, Monash University

 

Preventative health, chronic conditions and healthy ageing

  • Chair: Dr John Regan, Board Director, Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
  • Ms Donna Ciccia, Director & Cofounder, Endometriosis Australia
  • Professor Susan Davis, Chair, Past Presidents, International Menopause Society
  • Professor Peter Ebeling AO, Board Chair, Healthy Bones Australia
  • Ms Emma Lonsdale, Executive Officer, Australian Chronic Disease Prevention Alliance
  • Ms Jo Root, Policy Director, Consumer Health Forum of Australia

 

Mental health and impact of violence against women and girls

  • Chair: Professor Steve Robson, Immediate Past President, Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
  • Professor Jane Fisher, Director of Global and Women’s Health, Monash University
  • Professor Jeannie Hudson, Director of Research, Black Dog Institute
  • Ms Patty Kinnersly, Chief Executive Officer, Our Watch
  • Ms Emma Reid, Chair, RANZCOG Women’s Health Foundation, Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
  • Dr Ruth Vine, Deputy Chief Medical Officer for Mental Health, Australian Government Department of Health

 

Future research, data collection, monitoring and evaluation

  • Chair: Professor Gita Mishra NHMRC Principal Research Fellow, School of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of Queensland
  • Associate Professor Jacqueline Boyle, Monash Centre for Health Research and Implementation, Monash University
  • Professor Cynthia Farquhar, Dean of Research and Policy, Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
  • Professor Julie Ratcliffe, President, Australian Health Economics Society
  • Professor Helena Teede, MRFF Boosting Preventive Health Research Program, Australian Prevention Partnership Centre
  • Ms Leigh Toomey, Consumer Representative, RANZCOG Women’s Health Foundation, Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologist

Details

Date:
May 27
Time:
9:00 am - 5:30 pm AEST
Event Category:
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Organiser

RANZCOG
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Venue

Australian Parliament House
Canberra, ACT Australia

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