Gender awareness in a medical curriculum: surveying final year students undertaking a Women’s Health rotation (2011)

Throughout 2011 WCHM worked with two students from the Australian National University Medical School (ANUMS) on research projects about gender sensitivity. This project set out to evaluate the effect that the Women’s Health (WH) rotation at the ANUMS has on final year students’ level of gender awareness. Final year students undertaking the eight week WH rotation between February and July … Read more

Making your 40s fabulous information session for women (2010)

In 2010 WCHM and Sexual Health and Family Planning ACT (SHFPACT) jointly hosted a Making Your 40s Fabulous information forum; an opportunity for women to gather information on issues affecting them in their 40s such as hormonal changes, physical changes, physical changes, libido, sleep, emotional health and preventative health measures. The event was launched by 666 ABC Canberra Drive presenter … Read more

Well, able and mobile project (2010)

In partnership with YMCA, YWCA, WWDACT, and the ACT Mental Health Consumer Network, WCHM supported the Well, Able and Mobile (WAM) program, where women with disabilities (including women with mental health issues) were being supported to take part in fitness activities of their choice. The long term vision was for women with disabilities to be able to take part … Read more