If you missed the huge and exciting news about the Federal Government announcing THREE policies aimed at ending the silence on endometriosis, here's a recap of everything that happened!
Health Minister Greg Hunt MP saying that this chronic women's health condition should have been given more attention earlier and outlined the Federal Government will now:
1. Develop a National Action Plan for Endometriosis. This includes more understanding in workplace scenarios, Medicare rebates and education.
2. Fund endometriosis research into diagnosis and treatment at The University of Queensland - UQ.
3. Partner with Jean Hailes for WOmen's Health to make endometriosis the focus of the next Women's Health Week.
Women from the Hit Network, including 2DAYFM Sydney announcer and Endometriosis Australia Ambassador Ellie Angel was there celebrating in the heart of it all.
Perth's very own Heidi Anderson has also spoken out to raise awareness on endometriosis and couldn't wait to share the love on air this morning with her Endometriosis sisters everywhere!