As a major public healthcare provider servicing the community of Melbourne's west, Western Health has an important role to help create gender equality and improve the health outcomes of women across Melbourne's west.
The Western Health Foundation International Women's Day Breakfast provides an opportunity for our staff and industry partners to come together and celebrate the significant role women play in our community and to highlight the progresses, and challenges still, in achieving gender equality.
International Women's Day has been celebrated in various forms across the world since the early 1900's. Since this time it has grown into a global celebration of the power of women, and a reminder of the prpgresses still to be made until gender equality is achieved across all spheres of public and private life.
In 2020, the Western Health International Women's Day Breakfast raised $38,000 insupport of the new Mental Health Crisis Hub at Sunshine Hospital Emergency Department. Read more here
International Women's Day Breakfast 2021
Due to the ongoing coronavirus situation and the uncertainty around holding large indoor gatherings, the 2021 International Women's Day Breakfast will not be proceeding as per previous years.