Join us Saturday 24 April for the next AFMW Open Forum “Climate Change and Human Health”. Our special guest speaker is Dr Kate Wylie, founder of Climate Medicine and a member of Doctors For The Environment Australia. All AFMW members and non-members are welcome. Register today.
AFMW Weekly Forums
AFMW hosts weekly 'Open Forums'
About: These are weekly Zoom meetings hosted by AFMW to provide a platform for members and Council to come together.
Time: Variable, including alternate Saturdays, 3 – 4.15pm AEST, 4 – 5.15pm AEDT
Who: All members are welcome to attend.
Register: To receive the registration link, sign up to the AFMW mailing list here.
Feedback & Topic Suggestions: Contact the AFMW Executive with any feedback or topic suggestions!
Our Next Forum
Please be advised there will be no Open Forum held 20 March. Instead, join us at the AFMW hosted CSW65 Parallel Event.
Join us Saturday Feb 13. This online Zoom event is an opportunity to learn about AFMW, who we are, what we do, and how to get involved!
Join us Saturday Feb 27 for the next AFMW Open Forum Zoom. “Insights into Australia’s National COVID-19 Vaccination Strategy with Prof Kristine Macartney will include Q and A session with guest panel.”
MWIA Western Pacific Region - Meet the AFMW
DATE: February 6
Today the AFMW Open Forum was replaced by a special international event – the second in the WPR Seminar series ‘Meet the Region’. AFMW President, Dr Magdalena Simonis, presented on behalf of AFMW, who we are, what we aim for, and how we do things. (download pdf)
MWIA Western Pacific Region - Meet the Philippines
DATE: December 5
Today the AFMW Open Forum was replaced by a special international event. Hosted by the Medical Women’s International Association’s Western Pacific Region, lead by MWIA WPR Vice President, Dr Desiree Yap AM, this was an opportunity to meet the Medical Women’s Association of the Philippines.
DATE: November 28
This week, AFMW invited you to join us for an informal networking session. We discussed current opportunities, challenges and enjoyed each other’s company.
AFMW Digital Vision and Principles of Practice
DATE: November 21
We discussed the development of our digital media and IT strategy. This helped prepare for our Strategic Planning Meeting on November 23.
NAIDOC Week "Always Was, Always Will Be"
DATE: November 14
Help AFMW celebrate NAIDOC week.
Annual and Triennial
Meetings of AFMW
DATE: November 7
Instead of an open forum today, we held our AGM and Triennial Meetings.
DATE: October 31
Today covered an important, but often confusing, topic.
Held on October 24
This session featured QMWS President, Dr Ira van der Steenstraten.
Vale Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Held on September 26
We came together to reflect on the life and legacy of this remarkable women.
The next AFMW Triennium is coming!
Held on October 17
This event was an opportunity to for brainstorming, reflection and transitioning towards the next AFMW Triennium.
SARS-CoV-2 - New concepts in masks and PPE
Held on September 12
Prof Raina MacIntyre and Dr Margaret Oziemski lead a discussion on evidence surrounding use of masks and PPE.
Submit Your Forum Topic Suggestions & Feedback
We look forward to hearing from you,
The AFMW Executive Team