AFMW President, A/Professor Magdalena Simonis recently contributed to the Better Futures Roundtable with the Climate Health Alliance. This article provides a summary of key points and discussions showcasing action, urgency and opportunity for the health sector on the climate crisis.
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.
Adolescent mental health, school failure and the juvenile justice system: where are the integrated support services?
A/Professor Magdalena Simonis, President AFMW spoke to Rotary Club Melbourne on Wednesday 31st March 2021 on the topic of: Adolescent mental health, school failure and the juvenile justice system: where are the integrated support services?
A/Professor Magdalena, AFMW President has written to The Honourable Mr Scott Morrison to express the deep disappointment and anger to learn of the culture which has been permitted to flourish in Parliament House, putting women at risk of harm, derision and neglect.
On this International Women’s Day (#IWD), 2021, AMA Victoria celebrate the achievements of Victorian medical Women. In this article, originally published by AMA Victoria, we learn a little more about Member #273, AFMW’s President, Dr Magdelana Simonis. ——————- Dr Magdalena Simonis MBBS FRACGP DRANZCOG MHHS AMA Victoria Section of GP… Read More »AMA Victoria Marks #IWD – Celebrates Members – Meet AFMW’s President
AFMW immediate past secretary, and current ACT and Region Rep to AFMW, Dr Marjorie Cross OAM and Linda Welberry, Secretary for ACT and Region MWS, attended the ‘UN Women International Women’s Day’ Lunch in Canberra. The key note speaker was Australian of the Year Grace Tame. Her’s is a powerful… Read More »AFMW attend International Women’s Day Lunch at the National Press Club
In this podcast, Dr Magdalena Simonis discusses how there is a place for strengths-based coaching in complex organisations. She outlines the benefits of introducing a language of kindness in organisations when implementing new projects and systems or undergoing change.
In this RACGP Women In General Practice Conference 2015 webinar (still very relevant), Australia of the Year Rosie Batty, Barrister-at-law Carolyn Burnside, Former Victorian Attorney-General Rob Hulls and I discuss the role of the GP in addressing family violence.
Dr Magdalena Simonis discusses how the decriminalisation of abortion marks a significant shift in recognising abortion as a health rights issue. ‘Decriminalising abortion is a gender equity and health issue.’