National Women's Health Policy

Identifying key health issues

Page last updated: 07 February 2011

Within the submissions and consultations women raised a broad range of health issues of most concern, and focused on particular groups the policy needed to address to achieve health equity among women. The most common issues raised were:

  • chronic disease prevention;
  • mental and emotional health;
  • sexual and reproductive health;
  • maternal health;
  • violence against women; and
  • economic health and wellbeing.
The following section summarises the input from the consultations on priority health.