Events

iDEA2021: Planet, Health and Hope event
 A/Professor Magdalena Simonis, AFMW President

iDEA 2021: Planet Health and Hope (DEA) – 15-17 October

15-17 OCTOBER. The annual Doctors for the Environment Australia’s conference is taking place Fri 15th Oct 2021, 2:00 pm – Sun 17th Oct 2021, 4:00 pm ACDT. The theme for iDEA21 is “Planet, Health and Hope”, an inspiring and important conference on climate and health run by Doctors For The Environment.

Read More »
RSVP to AFMW AGM - Saturday November 6th, 10am Melb/Syd time
 AFMW Events Coordinator

AFMW Annual General Meeting (AGM) – 6 Nov

6 NOV: Dear AFMW Members, you are warmly invited to the first AFMW Annual General Meeting for the triennium which will be held via Zoom. Our AGM will be held Saturday 6th November, 10am-12:00pm (Melbourne/Canberra/Sydney); 11am-1pm (Brisbane). Please RSVP if you can attend or not. We welcome the submission of items for discussion.

Read More »
Masterclass 20 Nov event invitation
 Dr Marissa Daniels (MBBS, BMedSc)

QMWS Re:Set Masterclass facilitated by Dr Marga Gooren – 20 Nov

20 NOV. Burnt Out? Pandemic Fatigued? Suffering from Compassion fatigue? Learn how to work with Self-Compassion during and after Covid-19. Please join the QMWS for an online Masterclass event by Self-Compassion expert Dr Marga Gooren, Saturday 20 November 2021.  Online bookings for all AFMW members and network are welcome.

Read More »
 A/Professor Magdalena Simonis, AFMW President

Caring for the Carers – Expert Panel Discussion on Current Health and Safety Challenges in Healthcare Sector – 5 Oct

5 OCT: To mark both National Work Health and Safety Month and National Mental Health Month in October, AFMW president Magdalena Simonis is a guest speaker at a special complimentary 1-2 pm hour workshop (on Zoom), looking at the health, safety and well-being concerns of people working in the healthcare sector – ‘Caring for the Carers’. Please share this important session on caring for carers during Occupational Health and Safety month.

Read More »
 AFMW Events Coordinator

All about Intersectionality, Feminism and Health Equity – Online Event

16 SEPT: The VMWS invites you to join us for an evening of: All About Intersectionality, Feminism and Health Equity. This online event will explore how and why every patient’s identity influences their experience of healthcare, and discuss how we as medical professionals can address these factors to achieve the best outcomes for our patients.

Read More »
Women’s Health Week 6-10 September, 2021
 AFMW Events Coordinator

Women’s Health Week 6-10 Sept

6-10 SEPT: Women’s Health Week is the biggest week in Australia focusing on good health and wellbeing for women and girls. Run by Jean Hailes for Women’s Health, the campaign takes a preventive approach to health by providing resources, tips and information on maintaining good health, inspiring women and girls to learn more and take positive action.

Read More »
AFMW Parallel Event At CSW65 – Programme Released
Events
 AFMW Events Coordinator

AFMW Parallel Event at CSW65 – Programme Released

The Programme for AFMW’s 20 March NGO CSW65 parallel event has now been released. The event starts at 3.30pm AEDT / 2.30pm AEST. Please view the Programme schedule and register to attend. We look forward to seeing you online!

Read More »

With an AFMW membership, experience:

Career Development

Enjoy leadership development, networking & mentoring opportunities. Plus join the AFMW leadership skills database.

Professional Contribution

Become actively involved in key issues surrounding the health and wellbeing of women and children, in Australia and globally.

MWIA Membership

Automatic membership of the Medical Women’s International Association, an organisation with United Nations representation.

Special Event Access

Receive invitations to access and attend educational and social events.

Member Only Resources

Access to our members only discussion forum, directory, special updates and e-newsletters.

Interested in being involved?

We welcome new members and participation in AMFW activities.