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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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Contraception | Jean Hailes

There are many different methods of contraception to avoid pregnancy including the oral contraceptive pill (OCP), the mini-pill, a condom, an intrauterine…

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Heavy bleeding | Jean Hailes

Heavy bleeding can disrupt your daily life and be quite distressing. What causes it, how heavy bleeding is diagnosed and what treatments are available are…

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Pelvic pain: know the different causes and when to seek… | Jean Hailes

It's important to know the differences between the common causes of pelvic pain, what's normal and what's not, and when you should seek help.

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The issue with bioidentical hormones — Free health… | Jean Hailes

Claims that bioidentical hormones are safer and more natural than HRT/MHT are misleading and not based on scientific evidence.

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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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Safer sex & STIs | Jean Hailes

What is safe sex and what are sexually transmissible infections (STIs)? The types of STIs including HIV, herpes, gonorrhoea, chlamydia, warts, lice,…

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Health after menopause | Jean Hailes

At the same time as you are menopausal, there are many other areas of your health to keep an eye on. It is important to keep up cervical screening and,…

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Cervical Screening | Pap Smear | Jean Hailes

All you need to know about cervical screening tests and how they differ from pap smears. Learn why and when you should have one and how they work.

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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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Managing sexual pain: a multidisciplinary approach | Jean Hailes

Topics in this webinar include dyspareunia, vaginismus, causes of sexual pain, common presentations across life stages and management options.

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