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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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This information was originally published on healthdirect - Jean Hailes for Women's Health.

Last reviewed: September 2019

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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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Incontinence & Bladder Weakness | Jean Hailes

What makes a normal bladder. Types of incontinence. Causes and symptoms. Diagnosis and treatment. Prevention and management.

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Coronavirus update | Jean Hailes

Find links and information: Department of Health links Symptoms & prevention Resources for health professionals Mental health Physical health …

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Bone health | Jean Hailes

Nearly all bone growth is done in your childhood and teenage years. From our mid thirties, we start to lose more bone than we grow.

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Vitamins & supplements | Jean Hailes

For many people, at many times throughout their lives, eating a well-balanced diet - one that provides you with all the vitamins and minerals that you…

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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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Fertility | Jean Hailes

Fertility is your ability to produce a child. Infertility is when you have had 12 months of unprotected sexual intercourse and you have not become…

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Uterus, cervix & ovaries - fact sheet | Jean Hailes

This fact sheet discusses some of the health conditions that may affect a woman's uterus, cervix and ovaries.

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New parents | Jean Hailes

You may have read the books, been to the classes and talked to dozens of people about parenting... but now you know it's not really possible to understand…

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Fertility & pregnancy - fact sheet | Jean Hailes

What affects fertility? What is the best time for conception? How do you prepare for pregnancy? Having trouble conceiving? Learn more.

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