Ride for their Lives 2022 – 100s in healthcare cycling against air pollution

Ride for their Lives (RTFL) 2022 is seeking groups of healthcare providers to organise one-day events both in the run-up to COP 27 and on into 2023.

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EVENT: Greening the Healthcare Sector Forum – Friday 7th October

At WHA we are seeing rising concern across the maternity care sector about the negative impacts of climate change on the health and wellbeing of women and newborns. It is important that we ensure that the clinical care provided to women and their newborns does not negatively impact the environment in which they live.

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WHA joins as signatory on the Medical Association for Prevention of War’s statement on the war in Ukraine

WHA stands in solidarity with the people of Ukraine and all its healthcare workers.

The Board of WHA has unanimously agreed to signing the statement urging all counties to give absolute priority to de-escalation of this war. We thank The Medical Association for the Prevention of War (Australia) for your leadership on this issue.

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Leadership Scholarships Available for Women in the Health Sector

Women & Leadership Australia is currently offering professional development scholarships for Women’s & Children’s Healthcare Australasia staff and members.

Learn more about this opportunity and pass it along to your teams.

Apply by 10 June.

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Welcome to our newest WHA members Central Gippsland Healthcare and Southern NSW LHD

Over 86% of public births take place in WHA member hospitals across Australia.

Our members are in good company: WHA comprises a strong and growing community of hospitals and health services from across Australia.

There are more than 145 services of various sizes participating in the WHA community. These services bring a wealth of expertise about maternal healthcare to the table…

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Medal of Distinction 2021

Congratulations to the recipient of the 2021 WHA Medal of Distinction, A/Prof Emily Callander.

A/Prof Emily Callander was awarded this year’s Medal in recognition of her outstanding contribution to improving the health and wellbeing of women and newborns through leadership in health economic research, analysis and translation to improve the equity, efficacy and efficiency of maternal & women’s health services and models of care.

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Preterm and Early Term Birth Prevention: Birth After 39 Weeks

PTB is a hot topic within the membership community – and is the single most important cause of perinatal mortality and morbidity in the developed world – we are committed to lowering the rate of PTB…

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WHA is proud to be a member of the Climate & Health Alliance

WHA has joined a global network of health organisations working across 11 countries and spanning five continents has issued a powerful statement calling for a “health in all policies” and “systems change” approach in responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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