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Healthy Male

Healthy Male is a national not-for-profit providing information on men's health.

They facilitate action on men’s health in collaboration with Australia's leading researchers, specialists, clinicals and educators, advocate for change, empower men and boys to take action on their health, build the capabilities of the health system and workforce, and prioritise their efforts to close the health and wellbeing gaps in specific groups.

Healthy Male is supported by the Australian Government Department of Health.

Vision and mission

Healthy Male has a vision of 'generations of healthy Australian men'.

They are a trusted source of information and facilitator of action on men’s health. They collaborate with the various communities, health professionals, researchers, peak bodies, partner agencies and government to achieve their vision through working across six pillars.

How Healthy Male can help

Healthy Male provide evidence-based, easy to understand information on male health.

They engage with the Australian public to improve knowledge and understanding of these issues through an extensive website, social media, email newsletters, a print magazine, advertising, and through partnerships with other health organisations.

They also support hundreds of organisations, sporting teams, community groups and Men’s Sheds across Australia, distributing engaging health messages and quality health information.

Healthy Male aims to enhance the current and future workforce capacity in male health through the development and release of clinical resources, practice guidelines, and education and training programs for health professionals.

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This information was originally published on healthdirect - Healthy Male.

Last reviewed: June 2023

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Do men get postnatal depression and anxiety? | Healthy Male

Dads can get postnatal depression and postnatal anxiety after the birth of their baby. Here’s what you need to know about men’s postnatal depression symptoms and how to get help.

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Your guide to sperm donation in Australia | Healthy Male

If your sperm quality is high enough, you’ll provide several more samples, which are then frozen and quarantined for further health screening.

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How to talk about male infertility | Healthy Male

Conversations about infertility can be challenging and emotionally charged. It can be tough on relationships, but honest and respectful communication can help you and your partner navigate the experience as a team. Here’s your guide to talking about male infertility.

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Foreskin problems and circumcision | Healthy Male

The foreskin is a roll of skin that covers the end of the penis. If you do have a foreskin, it’s important to look after it.

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Male infertility: Symptoms, causes & diagnosis | Healthy Male

As a male, your fertility generally depends on the quantity and quality of your sperm. Learn the causes of male infertility, treatment, FAQs & more!

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Semen analysis | Healthy Male

Semen analysis is when freshly ejaculated semen is tested in a lab and measured under a microscope. It is an important part of diagnosing male infertility.

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Vasectomy, Procedure & Risk | Healthy Male

A vasectomy is a surgical operation that cuts the tubes that carry the sperm from the testicles to the tip of the penis. It’s a permanent form of contraception.

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Know about low sex drive in men | Healthy Male

Sexual desire is influenced by a variety of physical, psychological, and personal factors, ranging from extra work stress to underlying health conditions.

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Sperm health | Healthy Male

Many things can damage your sperm- being overweight, smoking, older age, & exposure to harmful chemicals. These factors reduce the chance of pregnancy.

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Plus Paternal: A focus on fathers | Healthy Male

Plus Paternal: A focus on fathers' aims to improve the health of men and their families by increasing their support from preconception to early parenthood.

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