Public Statements

AFMW Public Statements

AFMW presents the following public statements on behalf of its members.

Magdalena Simonis, Chair AFMW Climate Health Action Group (CHAG)
 A/Professor Magdalena Simonis, AFMW President

AFMW announcement from The Health Working Group, Better Futures Australia

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. 

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Better Futures Australia and the Climate Health Alliance
 A/Professor Magdalena Simonis, AFMW President

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.

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 A/Professor Magdalena Simonis, AFMW President

CSW65 Agreed Conclusions

View the brief summary of the CSW65 Agreed Conclusions. Prepared by Dr Magdalena Simonis President, AFMW , host of the AFMW CSW65 Parallel Event. The full version is also available to download. Aims of the Commission are for: Women’s full and effective participation and decision-making in public life, as well as the elimination of violence, for achieving gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls.

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