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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin
 

PCOS what does it mean for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women?

Date posted: 15 May 2012

Jean Hailes Foundation for Women's Health is pleased to make available a professional development activity for Health Workers. The web-cast is designed for health workers covering the topic 'PCOS: what does it mean for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women?'. Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a condition which may affect up to 21% of Indigenous Australian women. It causes an increase in some of the body's hormones (chemical messengers) and this leads to a range of symptoms. PCOS can lead to:

The 30 minute web-cast is presented by Dr Jacqui Boyle Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University. It can be viewed from your computer and includes a power point presentation which can be downloaded and printed for taking notes.

Source: Jean Hailes Foundation for Women's Health

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Louise Browne
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Last updated: 6 June 2012
 
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