Who we are
Jean Hailes for Women’s Health is a national not-for-profit organisation dedicated to improving the knowledge of women’s health throughout the various stages of their lives, and to provide a trusted world-class health service for women.
We believe in physical and emotional health and wellbeing in all its dimensions for all women in Australia throughout their lives.
What we do
Jean Hailes for Women's Health was created to provide women with information, knowledge and clinical care to assist them to actively manage their own health and wellbeing throughout the whole of their life. We are dedicated to prevention of illness and improving women’s knowledge and understanding of important health issues from adolescence to midlife and beyond.
At Jean Hailes we have a team of around 40 dedicated individuals from a broad range of professional backgrounds.
Our people work in fields as diverse as medicine, allied healthcare, research, education, health promotion, administration, communications, marketing, finance, policy and advocacy.
We work in collaboration to ensure we are working to improve women’s knowledge and understanding of complex health issues. We are passionate about wanting to make a difference and inspiring confidence to create a healthier future for all women in Australia.
Dr Jean Hailes AM
Founded in 1992, Jean Hailes for Women’s Health reflects the enduring legacy that Dr Jean Hailes AM made to women’s health. Jean was a passionate, caring Australian General Practitioner (GP).
Here are some of our key milestones and achievements since we first opened our doors.
Partnerships and collaborations are incredibly important to the work we carry out at Jean Hailes. Our partners help to ensure that women have the information, resources and confidence to make the changes they need for a healthier life.
With your support we can inspire more women to have the confidence to create a healthier future.
Jean Hailes is proud of its talented and dedicated people working across education, translation, communication, research, medical centre, finance, operations and administration.
Check out our current positions available.
Jean Hailes for Women’s Health is a national not-for-profit organisation based in Clayton, Victoria, Australia.
Jean Hailes is an incorporated association governed by an independent Board of Directors who provide their time and expertise on a voluntary basis and receive no fees, salaries or benefits from the work they undertake for the Board. The Board oversees and ensures compliance with the Jean Hailes vision, mission and strategic direction.
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