Promoting Excellence in Sexual and Reproductive Health

Articles & Recorded Webinars

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HPV testing guide for general practice

HPV testing is now the primary cervical screening test in New Zealand, replacing the previous cytology-based test. This article gives a summary to help practices become more familiar with the changes.

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2018 Australian Trans and Gender Diverse Sexual Health Survey: Report of Findings

In 2018, the Kirby Institute at UNSW Sydney in collaboration with community advocates, clinicians and researchers from across Australia conducted the first national survey of sexual health among transgender (‘trans’) and gender diverse people. The survey was the largest study of trans and gender diverse people to have been conducted to date in Australia.

This report of findings provides an overview of data collected via the inaugural Australian Trans and Gender Diverse Sexual Health Survey.

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Pou hihiri, Pou o te aroha | Healing and learning from harm

A new film, Pou hihiri, Pou o te aroha | Healing and learning from harm has been launched and features consumers, clinicians and researchers talking about the benefits of following a restorative approach after a harmful event occurs in health care.

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Stress Urinary Incontinence: Pelvic floor exercises or pessary?

Tools for Practice answers the clinical question: How effective are pelvic floor exercises or pessaries for stress urinary incontinence?

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How one bus is breaking barriers to women's health in the south

Dr Helen Paterson discusses how Otago and Southland women were becoming victims of their own geography, with distance becoming a barrier to accessing healthcare. The Woman’s Health Bus, or Te Waka Wāhine Hauora, started as a non-profit four years ago to help overcome this.

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RNZ interview with Dr Helen Paterson: Women's Health Bus reaching rural Southland & Otago

Helen talks to Jesse about the difference she and 'Betty the Bus' are making in ensuring women are getting the check ups and healthcare they might otherwise miss out on.

Listen to the interview through the RNZ website.

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Cervical Screening in Rural Aotearoa – Preventing the Preventable

The following article titled The struggle for access to cervical screening in rural Aotearoa and 9 minute documentary was published by The Spinoff in April 2023.

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Goodfellow Women's Health

Link to all recorded webinars, Goodfellow Gems and podcast relating to Women's Health hosted by the Goodfellow Unit.

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Women's Health Woman's Health Research Review with Assoc Prof Helen Roberts, Dr Anil Sharma

Keep up with the latest development in Women's Health by NZ specialists review

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Fertility Research Review with Dr Mary Birdsall

Keep updated with the latest development in fertility by NZ specialists review

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Men's Health Research Review with Drs John Conaglen, Helen Roberts and Min Lo

Keep up with the latest development in Men's Health by NZ specialist review

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Primary Ovarian Insufficiency

In this episode, Dr Nicky Keay, an Endocrinologist, discusses unveiling primary ovarian insufficiency and early menopause covering how we navigate these distinct entities with multiple aetiologies.

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Practice Foundations: He hui taumata - Journeying towards a Tiriti-led, mātauranga informed Aotearoa

Public sector teams are on a collective journey towards a Tiriti-led, mātauranga Māori informed Aotearoa. This symposium provided an opportunity to pause and reflect on; how are we navigating these shifts? What are Crown agencies, teams and leaders grappling with in bringing a Te Tiriti, equity and complexity lens to their everyday mahi? What are the capabilities and conditions that need to be enabled? What does it look like from the perspectives of Tangata Whenua and Tangata Tiriti?

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Te Tiriti - Take action

Community Research’s Gauri Nandedkar hosts this webinar with Kaye-Maree Dunn. Take you and your organisation forward in actioning Te Tiriti o Waitangi. Hear from He Kōrero podcast movers and shakers.

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Intersex Health: Information and Resources for Medical Students

In this webinar, Te Ngākau Kahukura and Intersex Aotearoa shared information and research about intersex health and what it means to use a human rights framework in this context.

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Trans and Intersex Health: Community Support and Patient Centred Care

Two webinars delivered by Intersex Aotearoa and Te Ngākau Kahukura with support from the Council of Medical Colleges and the New Zealand Medical Students Association. These webinars will help you work respectfully with trans and intersex people in healthcare settings.

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Managing perimenopause and menopause: when the symptoms are not hot flushes

Dr Samantha Newman uses case studies to discuss perimenopause and menopause.

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Te Ngakau Kahukura - Human Interactions: Working With the Complexities of Lab Testing System

This webinar is for clinicians and people working in healthcare settings in Aotearoa who want to learn more about using strategies and tools within lab testing systems, specifically in relation to supporting the self-determination of trans and non-binary people. This will be particularly relevant to people working in primary care.

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International Menopause Society (IMS) webinar on vulvovaginal issues and pain

Titled "Pay Attention on Your Way In! The vulva is an important organ too", this is a really informative International Menopause Society (IMS) webinar on vulvovaginal issues and pain, particularly in menopause. This link opens the webinar in YouTube.

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Webinars from International Menopause Society

Sign up for upcoming webinars hosted by IMS and access recorded past webinars

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Adolescent dysmenorrhea and pelvic pain

A practical and successful approach to the adolescent with dysmenorrhea and pelvic pain.


The 1st Asian Professional Association for Transgender Health Virtual Conference

A series of webinars available to view on Institute of HIV Research and Innovation (IHRI) youtube channel

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Management of heavy menstrual bleeding

A guide by Dr Anil Sharma MB ChB FRANZCOG FRCOG Consultant Gynaecologist



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