What we're doing about reproductive health

We develop national policies, programs, strategies and plans to improve reproductive health in Australia and support people who experience reproductive health issues.

Policies and programs

We develop national policies and programs to improve reproductive health and reduce the incidence and impact of conditions that affect it, such as sexually transmissible infections (STI), and cervical cancer. These include: 

Strategies and plans

We develop and contribute to strategies and plans about reproductive health issues, including the:

Research

We fund research into reproductive health – including endometriosis, endometrial cancer and ovarian cancer – through the: 

The Centre of Research Excellence in Sexual and Reproductive Health for Women in Primary Care brings together researchers, policy makers, women’s health organisations, healthcare professionals and consumers to improve women’s sexual and reproductive health.

The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare reports on research into the health of women, including mothers and babies.

Who we work with

We work with various stakeholders involved in reproductive health, including: 

  • state and territory governments
  • peak bodies
  • research organisations.
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