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National Endometriosis Plan which commenced in 2018, has appointed me to their National Expert Advisory Group
News
 Dr Magdalena Simonis, AFMW President

What we’re doing about endometriosis | Australian Government Department of Health

I’m happy to announce that the National Endometriosis Plan which commenced in 2018, has appointed me to their National Expert Advisory Group as a GP representative alongside Professor Mazza who will represent the RACGP. Both Professor Mazza and I have extensive experience, including co-chairs on the Women’s Health Sector of the RACGP Red Book on preventive care guidelines.

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Large scale media coverage of AGL Electricity protest re climate change
Climate Health
 Dr Magdalena Simonis, AFMW President

Advocacy makes a difference in spreading awareness

The recent demonstration where Doctors, Nurses Staged An AGL Climate Protest, received widespread media coverage. A media report collating coverage suggest that the audience reach for the TV and radio segments was around 250,000 people! See the coverage list.

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Community Affairs References Committee: Submission Acknowledgement for the Inquiry into Inquiry into the provision of general practitioner and related primary health services to outer metropolitan, rural, and regional Australians
Advocacy
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Community Affairs References Committee: Submission Acknowledgement for the Inquiry into the provision of general practitioner and related primary health services to outer metropolitan, rural, and regional Australians

The AFMW advocacy effort doesn’t stop and this is the recent AFMW Submission for the Inquiry. I’d like to acknowledge the AFMW GP team who helped with this submission, especially given the pressures we face with the rollout of the COVID vaccination programs in each state. Read AFMW’s Submission.

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