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THE AUSTRALASIAN DIABETES IN PREGNANCY SOCIETY CONSENSUS GUIDELINES FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS WITH OF TYPE 1 AND TYPE 2 DIABETES IN RELATION TO PREGNANCY

Publisher: THE AUSTRALASIAN DIABETES IN PREGNANCY SOCIETY, 2005 Status – CURRENT Recommendations and guidelines for the management of gestational diabetes.

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South Australian Women’s Health Policy

Published: Health Department, Government of South Australia, 2005 Status – CURRENT This is a policy is about the whole health system and the South Australian community. It is about how changing health for women, changes health for everyone – but it starts with women. This policy commits to improving the health of women and girls of […]

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Health and Experience of Violence Among Young Australian Women

Publisher: Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health, 2004 Status – CURRENT Violence against women is associated with serious reproductive outcomes. These include unwanted and unplanned pregnancies, high rates of abortion, low birth-weight, sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV infection, and the murder of both mother and child. Violence against women also impacts on their general physical and […]

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A Decade After Cairo Women’s Health in a Free Women’s Health in a Free Market Economy Market Economy

Publisher: The Corner House and Women’s Global Network for Reproductive Rights, 2004 Status – CURRENT This briefing first summarises the actions of several women’s groups to influence the outcome of the 1994 UN International Conference on Population and Development and evaluates with hindsight some of the successes and failures of the Programme of Action. It […]

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Healthy activity, healthy weight, healthy women

Publisher: Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health, 2003 Status – Current The Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health (ALSWH) offers the first opportunity in Australia to explore the relationships between physical activity and weight and the development and progression of chronic disease in three cohorts of Australian women.  The study also provides the opportunity to track […]

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Health in Rural and remote areas of Australia

Publisher: Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health, 2003 Status – CURRENT Younger rural women’s aspirations and life experiences are very different from those of their city cousins (see Figures 1 and 2). Rural women marry younger and have more children, at an earlier age, than urban women. They are also less likely to have completed high […]

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Abortion Policy

Publisher: Australian Women’s Health Network, 2002 Status – CURRENT The Australian Women’s Health Network recognises that access to safe termination of pregnancy services is an important women’s health issue but that there is a wide range of ethical and religious beliefs regarding abortion in the Australian community. Despite the diversity of views, the vast majority of […]

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ABORTION AND BREAST CANCER POLICY

Publisher: Australian Women’s Health Network, 2002 Status – CURRENT The Australian Women’s Health Network recognises that there is controversy about whether induced abortion increases the risk of breast cancer but that the best available evidence indicates that induced abortion does not increase a woman’s risk of breast cancer later in life.

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Five-year Review of the implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action (Beijing + 5) held in the General Assembly, 5 – 9 June 2000

Publisher: United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women Status – CURRENT The aim of the Beijing Declaration is to “advance the goals of equality, development and peace for all women everywhere in the interest of all humanity”. The website includes all documents, agendas, statements and other information relevant to the 5, 10 and […]

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United Nations millennium goals

Publisher: United Nations, September 2000 Status – CURRENT The United Nations Millennium Declaration commits world leaders to combat poverty, hunger, disease, illiteracy, environmental degradation, and discrimination against women. The MDGs, erived from this, comprise eight goals that all 191 UN Member States have agreed to achieve by the year 2015

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