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Multicultural Centre for Women's Health

Advancing the Evidence: Migrant Women's Sexual and Reproductive Health Conference

Thu 27th Feb 2020, 8:45 am - Fri 28th Feb 2020, 5:00 pm

Price

$385 - $660 AUD + BF

$385 - $660 AUD + BF

Multicultural Centre for Women's Health

Advancing the Evidence: Migrant Women's Sexual and Reproductive Health Conference

Date and Time

Thu 27th Feb 2020, 8:45 am - Fri 28th Feb 2020, 5:00 pm
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Location

Novotel Melbourne on Collins
270 Collins St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia

Event description

Multicultural Centre for Women's Health invites researchers, general, clinical and community practitioners, policy makers and advocates to attend a two-day national conference on migrant and refugee women's health and wellbeing.

This conference will focus on the sexual and reproductive health and rights of all women living in Australia from migrant and refugee backgrounds, including:

  • health equity issues in policy and service delivery
  • national and international health policy,
  • findings that build the current evidence base for migrant women's health migrant,
  • broader social and systemic factors impacting migrant and refugee women’s health,
  • connections between migrant and refugee women’s sexual and reproductive health and violence against women, mental health and work-related health.

Our Call for Papers is open until November 10 2019! Find out about how to submit an abstract here.

Cocktail reception - 27 February 6pm

Day One of the conference will end with an evening cocktail reception to celebrate the launch of the national campaign to end Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C). The launch will include a talk by an international expert on FGM/C.

Ticket prices to attend the cocktail reception are $85. Conference delegates that have purchased conference tickets will be allowed free entry.

Conference scholarships

    A limited number of conference scholarships that cover the registration fee are available for low to no income earners. Contact Boipelo Besele on (03) 9418 0932 or boipelo@mcwh.co.au for more information.

    Don’t miss this opportunity to connect with experts in the field, share knowledge on emerging trends, practice issues and research relating to migrant and refugee women’s health in Australia.

    Early bird tickets sales close 1 December 2019.

    Refund Policy

    Refunds are available 1 month prior to the event

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    Date and Time

    Thu 27th Feb 2020, 8:45 am - Fri 28th Feb 2020, 5:00 pm

    Location

    Novotel Melbourne on Collins
    270 Collins St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia

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    Multicultural Centre for Women's Health (MCWH) is a community-based, feminist organisation led by and for women from migrant and refugee backgrounds. We work together with other migrant and refugee women, community organisations, health practitioners, employers, communities and government to build and share knowledge, achieve equity and improve migrant women's health and well being through health education, research, advocacy and capacity building.

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