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Women’s Health Queensland Wide Inc (Women's Health) is seeking new members for its Management Committee.
This is an exciting opportunity to join the governance body of a statewide organisation, as we continue the journey to deliver services for the benefit of women who experience significant disadvantage, but also for Queensland women generally.
Women of all ages and from all areas of Queensland are encouraged to apply, including women who may be seeking mentoring in governance leadership. This is a volunteer position.
In this issue of Health Journey we look at why we need to stop drinking soft drinks, the health impacts of losing a lifelong partner and why teenage girls are less active than boys. We also answer a question from a teenage girl who is concerned about the look of her labia and is contemplating cosmetic surgery.
Women's Health has partnered with the Australian Cervical Cancer Foundation (ACCF) to launch the Cervical Health Info Line. The Cervical Health Info Line is a confidential service, staffed by registered nurses and midwives, which provides women concerned about cervical screening (Pap smears) with additional support and advice. They can answer a variety of questions, including:
How do I prepare for a Pap smear and what can I expect?
Are Pap smears safe during pregnancy?
Pap smear results and what they mean