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Media Release: Women’s health experts appointed to tackle ‘medical misogyny’

MCWH Executive Director has been appointed as a member of the new National Women’s Health Advisory Council, which will bring together diverse expertise to examine the unique challenges that women and girls experience in the health system.
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How vaccine hesitancy became one of the pandemic’s biggest challenges

Reasons for vaccine hesitancy are complex and context-specific, varying across time, place and vaccine. National Program Manager Dr Regina Torres-Quiazon spoke to The West Australian about how our Health in My Language program can decrease vaccine hesitancy among migrant and refugee groups through culturally tailored, in-language health education.
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Mothers reveal how language barriers impact prenatal care, as experts call for interpreters to be permanent hospital staff

National Program Manager Dr Regina Torres-Quiazon spoke with the ABC about the language barriers migrant women face when accessing prenatal care. She shared the critical need for interpreters to become permanent hospital staff to create stability in the profession and to ensure trust and continuity with patients.