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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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Breast health | Jean Hailes

Breast health

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Libido | Jean Hailes

Libido, otherwise known as your sexual 'drive' or 'desire' varies from woman to woman and there is no right or wrong level. It is normal for desire to…

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My Health First - booklet | Jean Hailes

This illustrated booklet is your personal guide to the different health checks required through the journey of life.

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Perimenopause - fact sheet | Jean Hailes

Perimenopause is the lead-up to a woman’s final menstrual period, the menopause.

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Step away from the smartphone! | Jean Hailes

How many times a day do you check your phone – for a new message, an email, or to scroll through Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat or Facebook?

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Incontinence insights | Jean Hailes

Don't put up with leakage. Incontinence is not just preventable, but treatable – and in many cases, even curable.

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Not just lumps – get to know other symptoms of breast… | Jean Hailes

The most common symptom of breast cancer is a newly discovered lump , but this is not the only symptom women should be aware of, according to a recently…

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