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Webinars

What's with Women and ADHD? A Webinar

Why is everyone is talking about women and ADHD?

Because it's different. On Tuesday the 12th of March 2024, Women's Health Tasmania hosted a webinar about women's experience of ADHD. Our guest speaker was Dr Maddi Derrick, a Clinical Psychologist and the founding Director of the Hobart ADHD Consultants. 

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Beyond Safe: good abortion care in Tasmania

We’re ready to move beyond feeling relief that we have access to abortion care if we need it, to talking about what good practice looks like in this area of health care.

The webinar is designed for both providers and users of health services in Tasmania.

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ENDometriosis: new pathways for care in Tasmania

ENDometriosis. It’s been described as the most common devastating disease you may not know.

Listen to our webinar and hear from lived experience speaker, Ella van Emmerick, clinical psychologist, Dr. Leesa van Neikerk, and Family Planning Tasmanian representative, Dr. Rose Tilsley, who will tell us about new pathways for diagnosis and care that are being developed in Tasmania.

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Clear the Stage! For International Women's Day 2023: A Webinar

Listen to our ‘Clear the Stage’ webinar to mark International Women’s Day for 2023.

This year, we’ve invited three incredible young women from lutruwita/Tasmania to set the agenda and talk about what’s important to them in their lives, work, and activism. This is a chance to celebrate the achievements of young women in our state and to hear their ideas and visions for the future.

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Ask Fanny: A Webinar About Pelvic Floors

This webinar was hosted by Women's Health Tasmania on October 10, 2022. It explores everything related to pelvic floor, and will interest community and health sector workers, as well as anyone with a pelvic floor (you!). You can find a recording of the webinar here.  

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Listening to Women Migrants: A Webinar

In this webinar we explore the reasons why maternal health outcomes for women from migrant and refugee backgrounds are worse than those of other women in Australia, and what can be done to change this.  You can find a recording of the webinar here. 

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Non-Fatal Strangulation and Reproductive Coercion Webinar

This is the second of our webinars on family violence, in partnership with the Women's Legal Service, and was held on April 12, 2022. You can find a recording of the webinar here.

What are 'non-fatal strangulation' and 'reproductive coercion'? What new health-related offences in family violence are proposed?

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A Webinar on Family Violence: What constitutes family violence and what does the law say?

We hosted the first of our webinars on family violence, in partnership with the Women's Legal Service and their Principal Solicitor, Elise Whitmore on November 25, 2021. You can find a recording of the webinar here.

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Vaccines and Pregnancy, Breastfeeding, Children and Youth: A Webinar

After our popular webinar on vaccine hesitancy, we invited Public Health Physician Dr Shannon Melody back to talk to us about the issues that Tasmanians are asking about.

Here you can find a recording of the webinar, we held on September 28, 2021, discussing vaccines, pregnancy, breastfeeding, and children and youth.

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Helping Tasmania deal with vaccine hesitancy

We can do it! Helping Tasmania deal with vaccine hesitancy

How community sector workers and allied health professionals can help.

The conversation was a live Q & A with Infectious Diseases Physician Dr Katie Flanagan, and Public Health Physician Dr Shannon Melody.   Participants asked COVID-or Vaccine-related questions.

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