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2019 Women and Heart Disease Forum

19 June 2019 Sydney, NSW, Australia Add to calendar

The Heart Foundation’s 2nd multidisciplinary Women and Heart Disease Forum will bring together experts in cardiology, obstetrics & gynaecology, midwifery, emergency medicine, nursing, oncology, general practice, community and public health as well as women directly impacted by heart disease.

Keynote Speaker Professor Robyn Norton presents: Change of Heart: a move to sex and gender disaggregated cardiovascular research and practice across the life course.

On Wednesday 19 June 2019 at 9:00am - 5.00pm
Reception drinks and canapes from 5.00pm to 6.00pm                            

Over 35 experts will present on:

  • What the data tells us about heart disease in Australian women
  • What does heart disease in women look like and how is it different?
  • Who are the populations of women at risk?
  • Vascular conditions of pregnancy and their impact on heart health of mother & child
  • Psychosocial issues and their impact on women’s heart health
  • Pregnancy among women with cardiac conditions
  • Rheumatic Heart Disease and the impact on women
  • Health system responses to gaps in knowledge and practice
  • Women in Cardiology and why this is important to women’s heart health

Roundhouse, University of NSW
Anzac Parade, Kensington, NSW 2052

Jayne Farley (Heart Foundation)

For further information:
2019 Women and Heart Disease Forum