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Scheduled Events

February 2023
Feb 07
07 February 2023

The next AFMW Council Meeting will be held Tuesday 7 February 2023.

Feb 17
17 February 2023

Hosted by Doctors for Nutrition, the Australasian Nutrition in Healthcare Conference brings a truly unique learning opportunity to Melbourne from February 17-19 2023. 

March 2023
Mar 17
17 March 2023

Being held 17 March and 25 March 2023, Monash University is again running an introductory course in Sexual Medicine and Therapy. This 2-day online multidisciplinary course on Sexuality and Sexual Difficulties, is relevant for all health practitioners, trainees and students. It will discuss the need to talk about sex, address the obstacles, and will empower the registrants to raise and discuss topics of sexuality and sexual difficulties with their patients.

Mar 31
31 March 2023

31 MAR - SAVE THE DATE: Proud to be invited to present at the upcoming Health Summit, hosted annually by Women & Leadership Australia. The preliminary programme outline is here. Save the date!

Photos of the AFMW event heald during NAIDOC week
 Dr Lydia Pitcher

NAIDOC Week Purple Bush Medicine Leaves Celebration for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Women in Medicine Bursaries– Tuesday 5 July 2022

(POST UPDATED 17 July) On Tuesday 5 July 2022, we celebrated the recipients of the inaugural 2021 Purple Bush Medicine Leaves Bursaries and the launch of the inaugural Queensland based (NCWQ QMWS) Bursary sponsored by Mater. We are very grateful to the many distinguished guests who attended and supported this event, and hope it will become a template for an annual NAIDOC event in future, to be rotated nationally.

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“We are Women. We have a voice. We are change-makers.”
 Associate Professor Magdalena Simonis, AFMW President

ENGAGING CALD Women in gender and climate change – “We are Women. We have a voice. We are changemakers.” [Recap]

[RECAP] Proud to be invited to talk gender and climate change with my Greek friends at Food for Thought on Sunday 22nd May regarding the agency of CALD women and how we can influence our communities to advocate for renewable energy and the health of the planet. Founder of Food For Thought (FFT), a Greek Australian Women’s Group, Varvara Athanasiou-Ioannou and FFT patron Professor Vasso Apostolopoulos and I have enjoyed sharing our ideas on a variety of issues.

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Past Events

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