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National Women’s Health Week 2021 from May 9-15 serves as a reminder for all women, everywhere, “to make their health a priority and take care of themselves”. Read more

National Women’s Checkup Day 2021 is on the second Monday in May. The 10 May 2021 reminds us, especially during COVID-19, of the importance of routine health checkups. Read more

Postmenopause Snapshot can be a place to start if you are searching for information about postmenopause. Read more

The Health for All Film Festival shortlist 2021 is out. 1200 entries were received. Find out which entries were selected for the Shortlist, how you can participate and when the winners are announced. Read more

Women are being urged to share their experiences of the health and care system in England, to form the basis of a Women’s Health Strategy, to ensure health services are meeting their needs. Read more

National Women’s Checkup Day 2020 is on the second Monday in May and reminds us, wherever we are, of the importance of routine health checkups. Read more

National Women’s Health Week 2020 in the United States serves as a reminder for all women “to make their health a priority and take care of themselves”. Read more

The Health for All Film Festival shortlist is out. Are you on it? The winners are currently scheduled to be announced in May. Read more

National Women’s Health Week in the United States “kicks off on Mother’s Day, May 12, and is celebrated through May 18, 2019”. Read more

Jean Hailes December 2018 What’s Hot is the (Australian) Jean Hailes for Women’s Health free monthly health article published with the permission of the Jean Hailes for Women’s Health (JH). Read more

Health Topics

Womenshealth.gov is “A federal government website managed by the Office on Women’s Health in the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health at the U.S. …”. Read more

“At the same time as you are menopausal, there are many other areas of your health to keep an eye on. It is important to keep up cervical screening and…”. Read more

“Regular health checks and screenings, in combination with a healthy diet and regular physical activity, can assist in the prevention of disease or illness”. Read more

“After menopause, changes to the spread of body fat and body shape increases a woman’s risk of cardiovascular disease, and lower levels of oestrogen also increase…”. Read more

“The first 10 years post menopause is an important window for intervention and is where preventative measures can be most effective…”. Read more

“Obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis and osteoarthritis, cognitive decline and dementia, depression, and cancer are the key diseases to address”. Read more

“Postmenopause is the time after menopause. A woman can experience menopausal symptoms in postmenopause. How long this continues varies for each woman”. Read more

“Black women have higher rates of many illnesses, such as hypertension, breast cancer at young ages, diabetes, stroke, and lupus”. Read more

“The complete range of medical checks and screening procedures required throughout life will vary for every person, depending on individual risks, medical…”. Read more

“Exact figures on the number of post-menopausal women and the number reaching menopause every year are difficult to obtain”. Read more