Topic "Women's Health" in Sinhalese - total 9 documentsTitle: A guide to understanding your cervical screening test results
Summary: This translated booklet provides you with information to help you better understand your Cervical Screening Test results. Your healthcare provider will discuss your results and the next steps with you. It is important that if you experience symptoms at any time, such as abnormal vaginal bleeding, pain or discharge, you should see your healthcare provider immediately.
Summary: This translated fact sheet defines endometriosis and briefly discusses the causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment.
Title: How to include self-care in your daily routine
Summary: Taking care of one's physical and mental health paves the way for better holistic well-being down the track. But it's not always easy to do so, especially for women juggling career and household responsibilities. But here's how you can include self-care in your routine. The information was produced by Jean Hailes and translated by SBS is available in Arabic, Cantonese, Sinhala and Urdu. Scroll down to end of the article and choose your language.
Title: Polycystic ovary syndrome
Summary: This fact sheet includes a simple definition of PCOS, details the signs and symptoms, diagnosis, causes, management options, and the implications for fertility.
Title: Pregnancy and diabetes
Summary: A translated NDSS fact sheet that advises women with type 1 and type 2 diabetes on the best preparation for a healthy pregnancy before falling pregnant. It advises on contraception, planning for pregnancy, being pregnant with diabetes and unplanned pregnancy. It also includes a pregnancy planning checklist.
Title: Promoting gender equality and respect
Summary: There are many things you can do to challenge harmful beliefs and prevent inappropriate and abusive behaviour towards women.
Title: Put your health first
Summary: This translated pamphlet provides general information about breastscreening and how to book an appointment.
Title: Recognising domestic, family and sexual violence
Summary: Women and their children can experience many different forms of violent and abusive behaviour. Statistics show that this behaviour is predominantly carried out by men. To help you effectively identify, support and respond to individuals and families who may be experiencing domestic, family and sexual violence (DFSV) it is important to know what it is and what you can do to help.
Title: The pap test has changed: more accurate, less often
Summary: Cervical screening has changed in Australia. The Pap test has been replaced with a new Cervical Screening Test every five years. The latest medical and scientific evidence shows that having a Cervical Screening Test every five years is just as safe, and is more effective than having a Pap test every two years.
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