National Women’s Health Survey: have your say


National not-for-profit organisation Jean Hailes for Women's Health today launched one of Australia's biggest surveys on women's health.

Now in its third year, the survey is a chance for every woman to fill in the missing pieces of the puzzle on a wide range of health issues including body image, mental health, sex, relationships, weight and healthy living. Every survey response counts.

What is the purpose of the survey?

Developed and designed by Jean Hailes for Women's Health, this is Australia's only national survey focusing on women's health behaviour and information needs. Thousands of women across Australia from different life stages, ages and background responded to the survey in previous years.

What happens to the responses?

The thousands of responses will be collated anonymously and statistically analysed. Every response is essential to shine the light on health information needs. Material will be developed for health professionals, government and women in the form of free resources on a wide range of issues. The content will also form the backbone of Jean Hailes' annual Women's Health Week in September.

How do women access the survey?

Please visit bit.ly/jeanhailessurvey (opens in a new window). It will take around 10 minutes. All responses are anonymous. Any survey participant can also opt in to have the final survey results sent to them later in the year.

There are prizes too!

Survey respondents can enter the draw to win two free 6-month memberships to Fernwood Fitness* (so they can exercise with a friend!). A winner will be drawn from each state/territory for one of eight membership packages. (*T&C's apply)

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About Jean Hailes for Women's Health 

Jean Hailes for Women's Health is a national not-for-profit organisation committed to improving women's knowledge and understanding of complex health issues. Jean Hailes offers current, lively information via its website, associated portals and social media channels, as well as a bi-annual magazine and printed materials that are distributed through health professionals, women and community organisations. Millions of women access the Jean Hailes website every year for trusted information and tens of thousands visit our Medical Centres. Jean Hailes has a unique model, comprising three fully integrated business units: the Medical Centres; Translation, Education & Communication Unit and the Jean Hailes Research Unit (a formal partnership with Monash University).

For media

We would be grateful if you could encourage women to complete the survey through your news organisation. For images and other background on the survey, please go to jeanhailes.org.au/news/you-hold-the-missing-piece
For more information on Jean Hailes or the survey, including an interview with Survey Director Dr Helen Brown, please contact Janelle Carrigan on 0409 939 920 or email janelle.carrigan@jeanhailes.org.au.

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