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7th Australian women's health conference



The theme of this conference is Gender matters: determining women's health. The conference is relevant to: service providers, policy makers, managers, researchers, women's health, mental health, community health, social and community services, Aboriginal controlled services, migrant and refugee services, reproductive services, legal services, universities, disability services, allied health care, public health, educators, academics, local councils, local health districts, medicare locals, government, non-government and private sectors, volunteers and students.

HealthInfoNet Cafe

With a focus on the conference theme of Gender matters: determining women's health, presentations were categorised in sessions about:
• Gender as a social determinant of health and wellbeing
• Advancing women's health using science and technology
• Creating healthy communities and systems for wellbeing
• Informing government policy to improve the health of Australian women
• Innovative practice within a social health perspective

Professor Gracelyn Smallwood was a keynote speaker; her talk was on The struggle for human rights for Indigenous Australians in the domain of health and education.

Jane Burns ran a HealthInfoNet cafe at the conference. Delegates who visited the stand were mainly women who work in health services including women's health centres and family planning centres.

Cathy Hartigan, Tegan Harper Lynette Warren, Michelle Tobin Victoria Grieves,Gracelyn Smallwood,Bonney Djuric, Shireen Malamoo
More information about the HealthInfoNet cafes


AWHN 2013 Conference Secretariat
ICMS Australasia Pty Ltd
GPO Box 3270
Sydney NSW 2001
Ph: (02) 9254 5000
Fax: (02) 9251 3552

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Last updated: 3 July 2013
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