Jean Hailes for Women’s Health has announced the deadline for its annual women’s health survey has been extended by two weeks.

The Women’s Health Survey is one of the largest of its kind, offering women a chance to fill in the missing pieces of the puzzle on a range of health issues, including mental health, sex, weight and healthy living. Now in its fourth year, the survey provides a vital link between women of Australia and those who help keep them well. The survey responses are used to develop material for health professionals, policymakers and consumers in the form of free resources and content on a wide range of issues. Findings also form the backbone of the content for Jean Hailes’ annual Women’s Health Week in September.

Developed and designed by Jean Hailes, one of Australia’s leading not-for-profit organisations in women’s health, this national survey focuses on health behaviour and information needs. Last year, more than 10,000 women responded. This year, the goal is to reach 15,000 by the official close on 19 June. Responses will be collated anonymously and statistically analysed. Every response is essential to shine the light on women’s health needs.

“This is a rare opportunity for women to have their opinions heard and acted upon quickly,” says Janet Michelmore AO, Executive Director of Jean Hailes for Women’s Health. “We take this anonymous data and use it in so many ways to help women. Every response counts.”

The Women’s Health Survey is a chance for every woman to have their say. The anonymous survey takes around ten minutes and closes at midnight on Tuesday, June 19. You can take the survey here.

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