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Well Woman Program

Well Woman ProgramThe “Well Woman” Program, launched in 2013, is a public health initiative to target the particular medical needs and conditions of women who have passed the typical age of child-bearing, usually considered to be 45 and over.

The Program has two elements, namely education and consultation.

Education relates to the need to inform women in the region about the physical processes and symptoms that typically occur in peri- and post-menopausal women. This education takes place via larger scale meetings and communication in the public media, as well as in smaller group settings such as rural villages.

Consultation takes the form of individual examinations by a female doctor specialised in the topic, and where appropriate, referrals for treatment at Holy Family Hospital, which has available advanced facilities such as laparoscopic surgery.