6th-10th September, we are celebrating all women, using this as an excuse to put yourself and your health first!
The Jean Hailes Women’s Health Week is a campaign of events and online activities – all centred on improving women’s health and helping you make healthier choices. Everyone has access to quizzes, podcasts, interviews, competitions to win and free webinars to utilise during next week – https://www.womenshealthweek.com.au/
‘Breast cancer is the second most common type of cancer to affect women in Australia, with 1 in 78 women being diagnosed at some point in their life.’ – Health Direct (2020).
Considering Victoria’s current lockdown restrictions, Women’s Health Week is holding an array of online events https://www.womenshealthweek.com.au/get-involved/attend-an-event/ Better yet, your workplace can hold an online event.
Additional online reputable information for women can be obtained from https://www.healthdirect.gov.au/womens-health
‘Overweight and obesity are increasing for all women, and particularly in younger generations.’ – Jean Hailes for Women’s Health (2018).
In normal non-restricted times, Workplace Health & Safety would be visiting workplaces to conduct health assessments (screening for heart health, diabetes, cholesterol, body composition and more), or exciting presentations to your workplace filled with lots of statistics and tips on living your healthiest life! We are still here for your workplaces – via zoom or over the phone advice.