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Women’s Health Grampians Annual General Meeting
20/11/2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Our guest speaker Prof Jane Fisher is a Professor of Global Health, is Director of Global and Women’s Health and Head, Division of Social Sciences in Public Health and Preventive Medicine. Her research has focused on gender-based risks to mental health and psychological functioning from adolescence to mid-life, in particular related to fertility, conception, pregnancy, the perinatal period and chronic non-communicable diseases; and on parenting capabilities and early childhood development in low- and high-income settings. She has completed major epidemiological studies in clinical and community settings in Australia, Vietnam and Nepal, nationally funded intervention trial. She is an expert technical advisor to international agencies including the World Health Organization, UNICEF and the United Nations Population Fund.