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Leadership Scholarships For Women in Health

Women & Leadership Australia has announced a new round of scholarships to enable more women in the health sector to undertake career-enhancing leadership development programs.

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The ACSQHC Clinical Care Standard on Stillbirth

Stillbirth is a tragic and profound experience that affects more than 2,000 families in Australia every year. In Australia, of approximately 820 births, six babies are stillborn every day.

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Announcing our 2022 Medal of Distinction recipient – Prof Leonie Callaway

Professor Callaway’s contribution to women’s and newborn health in the Australian population, includes: 1) National guidelines: She led the development of national clinical practice guidelines for the management of pre-gestational diabetes and screening for gestational diabetes (GDM); and, 2) Translation of Research into Practice including research regarding breastfeeding and insulin …

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Welcome Joondalup Health Campus

We warmly welcome our new member to Women’s Healthcare Australasia.

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The Hush Foundation’s long-term vision for a kinder, safer environment for those both working in and receiving care in healthcare feels more urgent than ever. 

The Hush Foundation’s long-term vision for a kinder, safer environment for those both working in and receiving care in healthcare feels more urgent than ever. Our partners agree!  Get in quick if you want to take advantage of Safer Care Victoria’s special offer to Victorian healthcare workers of 50% off …

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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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