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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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Working without wincing | Jean Hailes

Do you ever have a sharp pain when you move your neck? Does the pain spread to your back, shoulders and/or arms?

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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. It’s up to you which ones you choose to try. What works…

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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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Menopause management | Jean Hailes

Management and treatment of menopausal symptoms depend on each individual woman's experience. Healthy living, herbal and complementary therapies…

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Vitamins & supplements | Jean Hailes

For many people, at many times throughout their lives, eating a well-balanced diet - one that provides you with all the vitamins and minerals that you…

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Cervical Cancer | Jean Hailes

What you need to know about cervical cancer. Find out what increases your risk and read about prevention, vaccines, diagnosis and treatment.

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Prolapse & Bladder Weakness | Jean Hailes

Uterine and vaginal prolapse. What is it and how is it treated? Learn about types of prolapses, what puts you at a greater risk and how to prevent them.

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Causes of pelvic pain | Jean Hailes

Gynaecologist Dr Janine Manwaring presents a practical framework for the clinical assessment and management of pelvic pain.

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