Australia launches major study of women's health

BMJ 1995; 310 doi: (Published 22 April 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;310:1026

As many as 60000 Australian women will be tracked over the next 20 years in what is being billed as the largest and most comprehensive study of women's health ever undertaken.

Federal health minister Dr Carmen Lawrence said that the aim of the study, which will track a random selection of women, was to assess women's health and to tailor existing services to meet their needs more effectively.

Dr Lawrence told the World Health Organisation's Global Commission on Women's Health in Perth that the study, which has …

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