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Women's Health Week

5-9 September, 2016

The Jean Hailes Women's Health Week is a week to focus on your health, learn more and take action. 

 

The theme of this year's Women's Health Week is:

Am I normal?

A question, we know, every woman at some stage asks herself, whether it's about weight, body image, mental health or sex. So let's get rid of the elephant in the room and start talking about these topics and more. Get the facts during the week from 5-9 September. 

 

Learn more

Watch the webcast

What's normal when it comes to women's health?

Jean Hailes kicked off the week with our first ever Women's Health Week webcast 'What's normal when it comes to women's health'. You can watch the recorded version as Jean Hailes experts delve into the topics of weight management, body image, anxiety, worry and sex. The webcast is 55 minutes long.

Watch now!

Tell us your feedback to WIN!*

The 2016 Women's Health Week was an amazing week of events, emails, exploration and elephants!

We would love to hear what you thought worked well, and what might need improving so we create an even better Women’s Health Week for 2017. There are over $1000 worth of prizes up for grabs* including a $250 Coles Myer gift voucher.

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Give your feedback on the week

Show your support

Add an Elephant pin to your jacket and support Women's Health Week. They are just $5 each. Or check out our new Supporter pack for $10. 

  

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Join an event in your area

2016 is our biggest year yet, with Women's Health Week events happening in all corners of the country! Check out what's happening in your area and get involved.

Click on the pink button below to search for events across Australia.

Thursday, 8 September 2016
“Natural Therapies in Women’s Health Care” information session and morning tea

Join us at WellNation Clinic Melbourne for a healthy morning tea, and an information session by Sandra Villella, the Jean Hailes Foundation Naturopath, on the role Natural Therapies offer in women's health care. WellNation Clinics are the teaching clinics of

Melbourne, Victoria
Wednesday, 7 September 2016
Sydney North Primary Health Network

This is a private event.

A communal lunch-in with all our staff. Everyone has been asked to contribute a yummy and healthy lunch item to share.

St Leonards, New South Wales
Wednesday, 7 September 2016
Lunchtime walk & elephant talk

30 minute lunch time walk for anyone to participate in. Try to encourage talking about the "elephant in the room'.

Ballan, Victoria
Sunday, 11 September 2016
Yogarama -

I am supporting Women's Health Week - offering women of all ages a special yoga and mindfulness at our tranquil outdoor studio at Wylies Baths South Coogee. Connect with nature and create space in your body mind and spirit whilst

South Coogee, New South Wales

Ambassadors

Jean Hailes is honoured to have the support of four leading Australians for the 2016 Jean Hailes Women’s Health Week.
ANDREW O’KEEFE

ANDREW O’KEEFE

Andrew is a very talented host, actor, singer and radio presenter. He currently co-anchors top rating Weekend Sunrise and is host of The Chase. Andrew is a passionate advocate of social-justice causes. An ambassador for the White Ribbon Foundation, Andrew shares our drive to eliminate all forms of violence against women.

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DAISY PEARCE

DAISY PEARCE

As captain of the Melbourne Football Club’s AFL women’s team and the Darebin Falcons in the Victorian Women’s Football League, Daisy Pearce is one of the superstars of women’s footy. And, as a midwife and Women’s Health Week Ambassador, Daisy is equally passionate about encouraging all women to focus on a balanced, healthy lifestyle.

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SHELLEY WARE

SHELLEY WARE

Shelley is a proud Yankanjatjara and Wirangu woman from Adelaide and as presenter on NITV’s Marngrook Footy Show she has become one of the most respected and recognised female presenters of AFL football in the country. Shelley shares our passion for education and having the right information to look after your health and future.

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STEPH PREM

STEPH PREM

Former winter Olympian, Steph Prem is fast becoming one of Australia’s leading experts and advocates for women’s health and fitness. Owner of Studio PP in Melbourne and Pilates ‘It Girl', Steph is a refreshing, genuine and educated voice. A horrific career ending accident that took her away from professional sports has seen Steph jump wholeheartedly into an enduring health and wellness journey.

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