RANZCOG 2014 Indigenous Women's Health Meeting

Friday, 2 May 2014 to Sunday, 4 May 2014


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Meeting program last updated 28 March 2014.

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Attendee and Presenter Scholarship Opportunities is Now Closed

Applications close Thursday 10 April 2014

The RANZCOG IWHM  Organising Committee is pleased to be able to offer a limited number of scholarships to Indigenous health workers. These scholarships are funded by the Australian Government Department of Health.

For more information, click on the IWHM Scholarship Information.





Approved Continuing Professional Development Points


  • 18 Meeting/PD points for full attendance
  • 7 Meeting/PD points for attendance on either Friday or Saturday
  • 4 Meeting/PD points for attendance on Sunday only
  • 3 Meeting/PD points for attendance for Cross Cultural Awareness workshop on 1 May 2014.


  • 8 core points for full attendance*
  • *Procedural Grants eligibility is dependent on which sessions attended - eligible for one day of procedural grant funding per 6 hours of Obstetrics and Gynaecology content attended.
  • 3 core points for Cross Cultural Awareness workshop on 1 May 2014.


  • 15 MidPLUS points for full attendance
  • 3 MidPLUS points for Cross Cultural Awareness workshop on 1 May 2014.


  • 34 Category 2 Women's Health points*
  • *These points would not qualify for Women Health points for the purposes of recertification of the DRANZCOG.

Welcome from the Organising Committee

It is with pleasure that the Organising Committee invites you to attend the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RANZCOG) third Indigenous Women’s Health Meeting (IWHM) to be held at Adelaide Convention Centre in Adelaide, the traditional land of the Kaurna people, South Australia from 2-4 May 2014.

This meeting aims to bring together health professionals from across the country with the common interest and desire to improve the health and well-being of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women. We are currently preparing a diverse meeting program covering current public health information, clinical topics and cultural issues with a focus on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women’s health as well as young women and women with families.

Delegates will gain information on current developments in different regions of the country and will be provided with the invaluable opportunity to network with health professionals of diverse backgrounds and experts in the field of Indigenous women’s health.

We also welcome any individual or organisation to present and share their existing work, research and health programs in the Indigenous communities.

We look forward to your participation to make this another highly successful meeting.

Dr Jacqueline Boyle 
Chair of the Organising Committee

Meeting Artwork

The theme of the meeting has influenced the design of the artwork, created by Adelaide artist Samantha Snow.

The brown solid lines represent the varied pathways people
travel to a meeting place. The circles in the middle represents
the meeting place where knowledge is shared. This exchange
leads to improving Indigenous women’s health. The light
brown strokes with light yellow dots symbolise the women.


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