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Driven by good intentions: why widening the diagnostic criteria for polycystic ovary syndrome may be harming women – Tessa Copp et al (Opinion)

The 2018 International Guidelines for polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) were intended to standardise diagnosis and improve care, but they also endorsed the controversial Rotterdam diagnostic criteria. These include a larger pool of individuals than alternative definitions and turn many more women into PCOS patients. A growing body of research shows that labelling some women with [...]

Looking forward, looking back – Health Literacy Hub Seminar 2 March 2021 recording

Listen to the recording of 'Looking forward, looking back: applying lessons in Covid communication to emerging vaccination issue.' Panel members Kirsten McCaffery, Director, Sydney Health Literacy Lab Holly Seale, Associate Professor, UNSW Medicine Dipti Zachariah, Multicultural Health Team Leader, WSLHD Sia Anthopoulos, Director, Corporate Communications, WSLHD

NHMRC Partnership Project – Kirsten McCaffery, Danielle Muscat et al

'Parenting +  Improving health and service-use outcomes through health literacy training for new parents: an effectiveness-implementation hybrid trial' has received funding from the NHMRC.  CIs include Kirsten McCaffery, Danielle Muscat, Don Nutbeam, Virginia Schmied, Li Ming Wen, Camille Raynes-Greenow, Alison Hayes, Erin Cvejic and Heather Shepherd in collaboration with Western [...]

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