Somalia update: Proud to be liaising with Jawaahir Daahir BEM (2BAs, MAs), Founder & Chair Chair of Global Somali Diaspora (GSD). Somalia is being ravaged by COVID-19 and drought upon a background of chronic civil unrest lasting more than 30 years.
Many of us are concerned about the devastating news of India’s second wave of COVID-19 and wish to support our healthcare partners in India. Here are some suggestions from Dean Faculty of Medicine University of Melbourne Professor Jane Gunn.
A/Professor Magdalena Simonis, Chair MWIA Scientific and Research Subcommittee presents a summary of the Medical Women’s International Association (MWIA) survey of COVID-19 experiences of women doctors as healthcare providers. Thank you all for participating, over 1,400 responses received.
Global Somali Diaspora (GSD) in partnership with DEMAC and IOM is proud to host an important online summit covering: “COVID-19 and Draught Impact on Somalia”. Saturday 24 April, watch Live on facebook.com/GlobsomDiaspora.
In this The Age article, AFMW President, A/Professor Magdalena Simonis discusses how funding GPs to provide ongoing support is critical given most women experiencing family violence do not leave the relationship, and that one in 10 women attending a GP is experiencing violence.
Never before has the international community shared information and national vaccination strategies so transparently and immediately. Magda shares some of the latest COVID-19 vaccination updates.
How do the Pfizer and Oxford AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines compare? And how do they affect different people?
Very relevant to Australia, this webinar summary discusses research as UK patients and doctors and other healthcare workers record their symptoms from: COVID-19 Vaccines (Pfizer and Oxford AstraZeneca).
Dr Magdalena Simonis says the move by several European countries to suspend the use of the Oxford University/AstraZeneca vaccine could have implications for uptake in Australia.
It’s vaccination roll out time – despite the noise in the media, the vaccine roll out heralds the start of our return to ‘near normal’ life, in a COVID-19 world. It is time to focus on public health and communicating the message that no vaccine means no protection.