There have been many announcements regarding vaccinations so in order to update the public, the Greek Community of Melbourne partnered with Department of Health to discuss these developments in a Q&A session on 25th August 2021.
I presented alongside A/Prof Margie Danchin, Paediatrician, Royal Children’s Hospital; Group Leader, Vaccine Uptake, University of Melbourne, Murdoch Children’s Research Institute providing information on COVID vaccine roll out.
M Simonis GP; Margie Danchin, Paediatrician; Marinis Pirpiris- President Hellenic Medical Society, moderator
Stay safe and encourage you patients to get vaccinated.
Magdalena is the President of the AFMW (2020-) and former President of VMWS (2013 & 2017-2020), National Coordinator AFMW, MWIA Scientific and Research Subcommittee co-Chair, MWIA Mentoring and Leadership, Special Interest Group, Chair
Magdalena’s deep engagements with the RACGP over many years includes chair of Women in General Practice, is currently on the RACGP Expert Committee Quality Care, prior to that on RACGP eHealth Expert Committee. She is a regular media spokesperson on numerous health issues, being interviewed most weeks by mainstream and medical media. Magdalena has represented the RACGP at senate enquiries and has worked on several National Health Framework reviews.
Both an RACGP examiner and University examiner she supervises medical students and undertakes general practice research. Roles outside of RACGP include the Strategy and Policy Committee for Breast Cancer Network Australia, Board Director of Women’s Health Victoria and Chair of their Strategy and Policy subcommittee and the AMA Victoria GP Network Committee.
Magdalena has presented at the United Nations as part of the Australian Assembly and was recently appointed the Australian representative to the World Health Organisation, World Assembly on COVID 19, by the Medical Women’s International Association (MWIA).