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Jean Hailes for Women's Health

Jean Hailes for Women’s Health is a national not-for-profit organisation providing a range of important health services for women in Australia. Jean Hailes vision is women’s health now and for the future, with a focus on prevention right across the lifespan. The organisation combines clinical care, research, translation and education to build the health sector and women’s own capacity to improve health and wellbeing.

Research

The Jean Hailes Research Unit performs original research, and partners with other academic institutions, to identify and address gaps in knowledge about women’s health. Outcomes of this research are used to inform women’s health policy, support health care programs and improve women’s lives. The Jean Hailes Research Unit is based at the Monash University School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine.

Education/Translation

Jean Hailes Education works alongside clinicians and researchers to translate the latest findings into information and programs for both the community and health professionals.

This includes:

  • websites
  • resource booklets
  • magazine
  • fact sheets
  • video content
  • health articles
  • blog and app
  • professional development activities for health professionals (Jean Hailes is an accredited provider for the RACGP and QI&QCP program).

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Last reviewed: September 2019

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Navigating perimenopause

Perimenopause can be a time of hormonal fluctuations, but there are positive ways to find relief.

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Cardiovascular disease | Jean Hailes

Many people think that cardiovascular disease is more likely to be associated with men; however, one type of CVD, coronary heart disease, causes more deaths in women than men in Australia.

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Healthy Living | Jean Hailes

Healthy living takes practice, preparation and commitment but it's worth it. Find out what you could be doing to build a happier and healthier life.

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Managing healthy weight | Jean Hailes

Often the focus is on losing weight, but what about maintaining your weight or preventing weight gain? Strategies, motivation, which diets work, causes of

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Premature & early menopause | Jean Hailes

Menopause that happens earlier than 45 years of age is called early menopause.Menopause that occurs earlier than 40 years of age is called premature

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PCOS - fact sheet | Jean Hailes

This fact sheet explains what polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is, and the types of symptoms women may experience. It also includes information on how to

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Heavy menstrual bleeding - fact sheet | Jean Hailes

How do you know if your bleeding is too heavy, what causes heavy menstrual bleeding and what can you do about it? Get the facts...

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Vaginal & Vulva Irritation | Jean Hailes

The lowdown on vaginal and vulva irritation. What's considered normal? How does irritation occur? Find out about diagnosis, management and treatment.

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Self-care and kindness | Jean Hailes

This section describes the different ways you can look after yourself in managing your anxiety.Its up to you which ones you choose to try. What works

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Advice for women with vaginismus Ask Dr Jean | Jean Hailes

Most GPs have heard of the condition, but have not been able to give her really helpful advice.

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