Reaping the benefits: Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health Inaugural Scientific Meeting


Hunter Medical Research Institute, Newcastle, Australia

The Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health (ALSWH) in conjunction with the NSW Government Department of Industry, University of Newcastle, University of Queensland, Hunter Medical Research Institute and the Australian Government Department of Health were proud to hold the inaugural Scientific Meeting in Newcastle from 3rd - 6th May 2016.

ALSWH celebrated its first 20 years by hosting this scientific meeting, and demonstrated how researchers, governments and women are ‘Reaping the benefits’ of the study.

The theme for the 2016 ALSWH Scientific Meeting was “Reaping the Benefits”. This theme was explored and discussed through the following sub-themes:

•    Ageing
•    Sexual and Reproductive Health
•    Abuse and Trauma
•    Lifestyle
•    Health Behaviour
•    Transitioning through mid-life
•    Mental Health
•    Longitudinal Research Methods

ALSWH Scientific Meeting - full program

ALSWH Scientific Meeting - Abstracts




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