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29 July 2020
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Sam Wood announced as newest Women’s Health Week Ambassador

Jean Hailes for Women’s Health today announced fitness expert Sam Wood as the newest Ambassador for Women’s Health Week.

Women’s Health Week focuses on good health and wellbeing, something Sam is passionate about. Held this year on 7-11 September, the campaign encourages all women and girls around Australia to take positive and proactive steps to being healthy, in mind and body.

Patron and CEO of Jean Hailes for Women’s Health, Janet Michelmore AO, is delighted to welcome Sam Wood to Women’s Health Week. “Sam is incredibly passionate about helping women become the best versions of themselves. His enthusiasm is captivating, helping many women take the right steps towards being healthier and happier,” says Ms Michelmore.

“Sam will join fellow ambassadors Shelley Ware and Tina McCarthy to help promote this important health awareness campaign.”

Sam appeared on the Australian Bachelor in 2015 but is better known these days as a health, fitness and family guy. As the founder of 28 by Sam Wood, an online training and nutrition program, Sam has had a positive impact on many Australians, particularly women.

Sam is looking forward to helping promote the week and its important health messages. “I’m driven by the positive effects of an active and healthy lifestyle,” says Sam. “I see the benefits every day of women who have taken small incremental changes towards a healthier lifestyle. The first step is always the hardest but the most important. Sometimes it just takes a prompt such as Women’s Health Week to get you to take that first step.”

About Women’s Health Week

Women’s Health Week is run by Jean Hailes for Women’s Health, a leader in women’s health for more than 25 years. Appointed by the Australian Government as the national digital gateway for women's health and wellbeing, Jean Hailes combines evidence-based research and clinical experience with practical resources and tools for women and health professionals.

In 2019, more than 112,000 women participated in the week with 2,889 events held across the country from Esperance to the Tiwi Islands, and more than 44,000 people received online health content.

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For more information on Jean Hailes or Women’s Health Week please contact Caroline Cottrill on 0438 257 246 or email caroline.cottrill@jeanhailes.org.au.