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Act Now to Advance Health Equity: Launch of Sexual and Reproductive Health Data Report and ‘Act Now’ paper
04/08/2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm AESTFree
The Multicultural Centre for Women’s Health is pleased to invite you to attend the launch of two key resources: ‘Sexual and Reproductive Health Data Report 2021’ and ‘Act Now to advance health equity for migrant and refugee women’s sexual and reproductive health.’
The Report and ‘Act Now’ paper will be launched by The Hon. Greg Hunt, Minister for Health and Aged Care via a specially prepared video message.
Registration is essential. For more information about the event, please contact Maria at firstname.lastname@example.org
About the event
Migrant and refugee women regularly experience inequitable access to services and poorer sexual and reproductive health outcomes than non-Indigenous Australian-born women in the Australian health systems. Following the launch of the Report and ‘Act Now’ paper, we will have a facilitated panel discussion exploring some key questions and issues that the documents evoke:
- what does the current research and data tell us about migrant and refugee women’s sexual and reproductive health?
- what are the most pressing issues for migrant and refugee women in terms of their sexual and reproductive health?
- what can be done to advance health equity for migrant and refugee women in Australia?
Don’t miss this opportunity to hear about migrant and refugee women’s health in Australia from experts in the field.
Dr Nisha Khot (Former Clinical Director of Obstetrics at Djerriwarrh Health Service, RANZCOG Councillor Victoria)
Bonney Corbin (Chair of the Australian Women’s Health Network and Head of Policy at Marie Stopes Australia)
Andrea Creado (Chief Executive Officer at Ishar Multicultural Women’s Health Services, Western Australia)
Michou Kadima (Community Development Worker, Bicultural Community Health Program, Australian Red Cross, Tasmania)
This event will be facilitated by award-winning journalist, filmmaker and author, Santilla Chingaipe.
Acknowledgement of Country
MCWH acknowledges and pays respect to the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin nation, on whose land the documents were written. Sovereignty was never ceded.
Multicultural Women’s Health Australia
This event is hosted by the Multicultural Centre for Women’s Health (MCWH) for the Multicultural Women’s Health Australia program (MWHA). MWHA is made up of a network of services in Australia with a shared commitment to migrant and refugee women’s health.
We acknowledge the financial support provided by the Commonwealth Department of Health for the implementation of the MWHA program.