Accessible Health

A Video Guide to Sexual and Reproductive Health for Women

Good sexual and reproductive health (SRH) is vital for women’s general health and wellbeing.

Women’s Health Loddon Mallee has developed a series of video resources to ensure women in our region, including Filipino and Karen speakers and community members that are Deaf or Hard of Hearing, have access to critical health information about key women’s health issues.

About Accessible Health

Women’s sexual and reproductive health is not just about physical wellbeing – it includes access to health services and information that is inclusive, safe, and appropriate; access to affordable methods of contraception; access to timely support and services in relation to unintended pregnancy, and the right to healthy and respectful relationships. 

To ensure women in our region have access to vital health information Women’s Health Loddon Mallee has developed a series of in-language video resources.

Other Resources

Cervical Screening information and resources

More information about cervical screening:

Cancer Council
Ph: 13 11 20  
Interpreting service: 13 14 50

Cancer Council – About Cervical screening

Cancer Council –Who should have a cervical screening test?

Cancer Council – What if I have symptoms?

Cancer Council – What does it cost to test?

Department of Health and Aged Care – Self-Collection for the cervical screening test

Jean Hailes – Cervical screening test (in Karen)

 National Cervical Screening Program – Your Choices Explained (VIDEO)

Interpreting service website  

WHLM Well Women’s Clinic 
Ph: 03 5443 0233 

National Cancer Screening Register
Ph: 1800 627 701 

Find a cervical cancer screening test provider:  

https://www.cancervic.org.au/cervical-screening-test/where.asp  

More info about HPV:

Cancer Council – What is HPV?

Cancer Council – Why test for HPV?

Better Health Channel – HPV Factsheet

Unplanned pregnancy information and resources

More information about unplanned pregnancies:

Find an abortion service.  

1800myoptions 
Ph: 1800 696 784 
Ph for interpreter: 13 14 50   

Women’s Health Loddon Mallee – Well Women’s Clinic 
Ph: 03 5443 0233  

 More info about abortion: 

Jean Hailes – My Body My Health Education Toolkit

Jean Hailes – Abortion factsheet (Karen language)

1800myoptions – Getting an Abortion

1800myoptions – Let’s Talk About Abortion (VIDEO) 

Women’s Health Grampians – It’s your body – you get to decide (VIDEO)

More info about contraception:

Jean Hailes Contraception factsheet in Karen

Sexual Health VictoriaContraception options

Menopause Information and Resources

More information about menopause and perimenopause:

Women’s Health Loddon Mallee – Well Women’s Clinic 
Ph: 03 5443 0233 

Australasian Menopause Society – Consumer information

Australasian Menopause Society – Menopause treatment options

Jean Hailes – About Menopause

Jean Hailes – Staying healthy during and after menopause

Jean Hailes – Short animated videos in English, Chinese, and Vietnamese

National Institute on Aging - What is menopause

National Institute on Aging - Menopause (VIDEO)