Mary MacKillop Institute for Health Research

Hidden Hearts: Cardiovascular Risk and Disease in Australian Women

Hidden Hearts, Cardiovascular Risk and Disease in Australian Women was officially released at the Cardiovascular Risk and Disease in Australian Women Summit, held on the 11th October 2016 at Parliament House in Canberra to members of Parliament – including Health Minister, Hon Sussan Ley, representing the Prime Minister,  Shadow Health Minister, Hon Catherine King  and Leader of the Greens and Health Spokesperson, Senator Richard Di Natale – and over 50 national health experts, who considered the report’s findings and recommendations.

The report provides a comprehensive picture of the cardiovascular health of Australian women, including the most up-to-date facts and figures; and its increasing burden on our world-class health care system.

PDF PicHidden Hearts report (PDF 3.7mb)

Cardiovascular Risk and Disease in Australian Women Summit Communique, Parliament House Canberra, October 11, 2016 Summit Communique

 

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Hon Sussan Ley, Minister for Health, Aged Care and Sport 2016 MacKillop CVD Summit

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Leader of the Greens and Health Spokesperson, Senator Richard Di Natale at the MacKillop CVD Summit

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Hon Catherine King, Shadow Minister for Health, 2016 CVD MacKillop Summit

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Professor Maja Lisa Lochen, Senior Consultant Cardiologist Tromso, Norway 2016 MacKillop CVD Summit

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Dr Cathie Forster, Consultant Cardiologist 2016 MacKillop CVD Summit

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Mrs Ruth Budge, Adelaide Australia 2016 MacKillop CVD Summit

Media Articles

ABC RN Breakfast

http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/breakfast/biggest-killer-of-women-highlighted-in-new-report/7920844

The World Today

http://www.abc.net.au/worldtoday/content/2016/s4554302.htm

SBS News

http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/2016/10/11/heart-disease-kills-more-women-cancer

Sydney Morning Herald

http://www.smh.com.au/national/health/cardiologists-call-for-overhaul-of-malecentric-heart-guidelines-20161011-grzq7x.html

Sky News

http://www.skynews.com.au/news/national/national/2016/10/11/heart-disease-is-killing-more-women-than-cancer.html

ABC News

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-10-11/heart-disease-kills-more-women-than-most-cancers-study-finds/7920880

2UE Talking Lifestyle

https://www.talkinglifestyle.com.au/2016/10/12/hidden-signs-of-heart-attack-in-women/

Australian Catholic University

https://mmihr.acu.edu.au/2016/10/cardiovascular-disease-the-3bn-hidden-killer-of-australian-women/

Australian Women’s Weekly

http://www.aww.com.au/latest-news/health/the-disease-killing-more-australian-women-than-breast-cancer-29218

Mamamia!

http://www.mamamia.com.au/heart-disease-australian-women/

Health Times

http://healthtimes.com.au/hub/womens-health/58/news/aap/cardiovascular-disease-cvd-is-the-number-one-killer-of-australian-women/2009/

Xinhuanet News – China and Asia Pacific

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2016-10/11/c_135745276.htm

Sogotrade News

http://sogotradedev.websol.barchart.com/?module=topNews&storyID=1465806

Aged Care Insite

http://www.agedcareinsite.com.au/2016/10/heart-disease-kills-more-women-than-cancer/

Women of China

http://www.womenofchina.cn/womenofchina/html1/news/international/1610/701-1.htm

Sina English – China

http://english.sina.com/news/2016-10-11/detail-ifxwrhzc8993799.shtml

China Gate

http://en.chinagate.cn/2016-10/11/content_39462270.htm

China.Org

http://www.china.org.cn/world/Off_the_Wire/2016-10/11/content_39462271.htm

Cath News

http://cathnews.com/cathnews/178-draft-17/27168-mackillop-study-finds-women-have-hidden-heart-risk

HT Media Syndication

http://www.htsyndication.com/htsportal/article/Heart-disease-the-most-common-cause-of-death-for-Australian-women%3A-report/16313127

ZOMT

http://zomt.com.au/2016/10/reduce-your-of-risk-heart-disease-woman.html

Brisbane Times

http://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/national/health/cardiologists-call-for-overhaul-of-malecentric-heart-guidelines-20161011-grzq7x.html

WA Today

http://www.watoday.com.au/national/health/cardiologists-call-for-overhaul-of-malecentric-heart-guidelines-20161011-grzq7x.html

Daily Liberal

http://www.dailyliberal.com.au/story/4222218/cardiologists-call-for-overhaul-of-male-centric-heart-guidelines/

The Advocate

http://www.hepburnadvocate.com.au/story/4222218/cardiologists-call-for-overhaul-of-male-centric-heart-guidelines/

The Northwest Star

http://www.northweststar.com.au/story/4222218/cardiologists-call-for-overhaul-of-male-centric-heart-guidelines/

Gloucester Advocate

http://service.meltwaternews.com/mnews/redirect.html?docId=5239456765&userId=3165309&cId=124425&pId=11&agentId=6516675&type=1&s=28287&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.gloucesteradvocate.com.au%2Fstory%2F4222218%2Fcardiologists-call-for-overhaul-of-male-centric-heart-guidelines%2F

Namoi Valley Independent

http://www.nvi.com.au/story/4222218/cardiologists-call-for-overhaul-of-male-centric-heart-guidelines/

Parkes Champion Post

http://www.parkeschampionpost.com.au/story/4222218/cardiologists-call-for-overhaul-of-male-centric-heart-guidelines/

Bellingen Shire Courier Sun

http://www.bellingencourier.com.au/story/4222218/cardiologists-call-for-overhaul-of-male-centric-heart-guidelines/

Liverpool City Champion

http://www.liverpoolchampion.com.au/story/4222218/cardiologists-call-for-overhaul-of-male-centric-heart-guidelines/

Moree Champion

http://www.moreechampion.com.au/story/4222218/cardiologists-call-for-overhaul-of-male-centric-heart-guidelines/

Fairfield City Champion

http://www.fairfieldchampion.com.au/story/4222218/cardiologists-call-for-overhaul-of-male-centric-heart-guidelines/

Cowra Guardian

http://www.cowraguardian.com.au/story/4222218/cardiologists-call-for-overhaul-of-male-centric-heart-guidelines/

The Armidale Express

http://www.armidaleexpress.com.au/story/4222218/cardiologists-call-for-overhaul-of-male-centric-heart-guidelines/

Blayney Chronicle

http://www.blayneychronicle.com.au/story/4222218/cardiologists-call-for-overhaul-of-male-centric-heart-guidelines/

The Observer

http://www.colypointobserver.com.au/story/4222218/cardiologists-call-for-overhaul-of-male-centric-heart-guidelines/

Southern Highland News

http://www.southernhighlandnews.com.au/story/4222218/cardiologists-call-for-overhaul-of-male-centric-heart-guidelines/

Bombala Times

http://www.bombalatimes.com.au/story/4222218/cardiologists-call-for-overhaul-of-male-centric-heart-guidelines/

Mudgee Guardian

http://www.mudgeeguardian.com.au/story/4222218/cardiologists-call-for-overhaul-of-male-centric-heart-guidelines/

Blue Mountains Gazette

http://www.bluemountainsgazette.com.au/story/4222218/cardiologists-call-for-overhaul-of-male-centric-heart-guidelines/

St Mary Star

http://www.stmarysstar.com.au/story/4222218/cardiologists-call-for-overhaul-of-male-centric-heart-guidelines/

Hills News

http://www.hillsnews.com.au/story/4222218/cardiologists-call-for-overhaul-of-male-centric-heart-guidelines/

Grenfell Record

http://www.grenfellrecord.com.au/story/4222218/cardiologists-call-for-overhaul-of-male-centric-heart-guidelines/

The Rural

http://www.therural.com.au/story/4222218/cardiologists-call-for-overhaul-of-male-centric-heart-guidelines/

The Young Witness

http://www.youngwitness.com.au/story/4222218/cardiologists-call-for-overhaul-of-male-centric-heart-guidelines/

The Guyra Argus

http://www.guyraargus.com.au/story/4222218/cardiologists-call-for-overhaul-of-male-centric-heart-guidelines/

Canowindra News

http://www.guyraargus.com.au/story/4222218/cardiologists-call-for-overhaul-of-male-centric-heart-guidelines/

Town and City Magaziene

http://www.townandcountrymagazine.com.au/story/4222218/cardiologists-call-for-overhaul-of-male-centric-heart-guidelines/

Port Stephens Examiner

http://www.portstephensexaminer.com.au/story/4222218/cardiologists-call-for-overhaul-of-male-centric-heart-guidelines/

Port Macquarie News

http://www.portnews.com.au/story/4222218/cardiologists-call-for-overhaul-of-male-centric-heart-guidelines/

Blacktown News

http://www.blacktownsun.com.au/story/4222218/cardiologists-call-for-overhaul-of-male-centric-heart-guidelines/

Central Western Daily

http://www.centralwesterndaily.com.au/story/4222218/cardiologists-call-for-overhaul-of-male-centric-heart-guidelines/

Southern Weekly

http://www.southernweekly.com.au/story/4222218/cardiologists-call-for-overhaul-of-male-centric-heart-guidelines/

Cessnock Advertiser

http://www.cessnockadvertiser.com.au/story/4222218/cardiologists-call-for-overhaul-of-male-centric-heart-guidelines/

Western Advocate

http://www.westernadvocate.com.au/story/4222218/cardiologists-call-for-overhaul-of-male-centric-heart-guidelines/

Forbes Advocate

http://www.forbesadvocate.com.au/story/4222218/cardiologists-call-for-overhaul-of-male-centric-heart-guidelines/

The Area News

http://www.areanews.com.au/story/4222218/cardiologists-call-for-overhaul-of-male-centric-heart-guidelines/

Illawarra Mercury

http://www.illawarramercury.com.au/story/4222218/cardiologists-call-for-overhaul-of-male-centric-heart-guidelines/

St George and Sutherland Shire Leader

http://www.theleader.com.au/story/4222218/cardiologists-call-for-overhaul-of-male-centric-heart-guidelines/

Rouse Hill Courier

http://www.rousehillcourier.com.au/story/4222218/cardiologists-call-for-overhaul-of-male-centric-heart-guidelines/?cs=7

Magnet

http://www.edenmagnet.com.au/story/4222218/cardiologists-call-for-overhaul-of-male-centric-heart-guidelines/

Newcastle Herald

http://www.theherald.com.au/story/4222218/cardiologists-call-for-overhaul-of-male-centric-heart-guidelines/

Wollondilly Advertiser

http://www.wollondillyadvertiser.com.au/story/4222218/cardiologists-call-for-overhaul-of-male-centric-heart-guidelines/

Lithgow Mercury

http://www.lithgowmercury.com.au/story/4222218/cardiologists-call-for-overhaul-of-male-centric-heart-guidelines/

Parramatta Sun

http://www.parramattasun.com.au/story/4222218/cardiologists-call-for-overhaul-of-male-centric-heart-guidelines/

Dungog Chronicle

http://www.dungogchronicle.com.au/story/4222218/cardiologists-call-for-overhaul-of-male-centric-heart-guidelines/

Braidwood Times

http://www.braidwoodtimes.com.au/story/4222218/cardiologists-call-for-overhaul-of-male-centric-heart-guidelines/

Crookwell Gazette

http://www.crookwellgazette.com.au/story/4222218/cardiologists-call-for-overhaul-of-male-centric-heart-guidelines/

Yass Tribune

http://www.yasstribune.com.au/story/4222218/cardiologists-call-for-overhaul-of-male-centric-heart-guidelines/

Campbelltown Macarthur Advertiser

http://www.macarthuradvertiser.com.au/story/4222218/cardiologists-call-for-overhaul-of-male-centric-heart-guidelines/

Glen Innes Examiner

http://www.gleninnesexaminer.com.au/story/4222218/cardiologists-call-for-overhaul-of-male-centric-heart-guidelines/

Guardian News

http://www.nambuccaguardian.com.au/story/4222218/cardiologists-call-for-overhaul-of-male-centric-heart-guidelines/

Camden Haven Courier

http://www.camdencourier.com.au/story/4222218/cardiologists-call-for-overhaul-of-male-centric-heart-guidelines/

Goulburn Post

http://www.goulburnpost.com.au/story/4222218/cardiologists-call-for-overhaul-of-male-centric-heart-guidelines/

Boorowa News

http://www.boorowanewsonline.com.au/story/4222218/cardiologists-call-for-overhaul-of-male-centric-heart-guidelines/

The Singleton Argus

http://www.singletonargus.com.au/story/4222218/cardiologists-call-for-overhaul-of-male-centric-heart-guidelines/

Harden Express

http://www.hardenexpress.com.au/story/4222218/cardiologists-call-for-overhaul-of-male-centric-heart-guidelines/

Canberra Times

http://www.canberratimes.com.au/national/health/cardiologists-call-for-overhaul-of-malecentric-heart-guidelines-20161011-grzq7x.html

ABC (The Drum)

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-10-11/report-highlights-cardiovascular-disease-risks-for/7922006

Sydney Australia, ABC Radio National News

http://mwau.tveyes.com/transcript.asp?PlayClip=True&StationID=7670&DateTime=10%2F11%2F2016%206%3A33%3A56%20AM

Wollongong ABC Illawarra

http://mwau.tveyes.com/transcript.asp?PlayClip=True&StationID=11945&DateTime=10%2F11%2F2016%207%3A55%3A34%20AM

ABC Newcastle

http://mwau.tveyes.com/transcript.asp?PlayClip=True&StationID=9230&DateTime=10%2F11%2F2016%207%3A56%3A11%20AM

774 ABC Melbourne

http://mwau.tveyes.com/transcript.asp?StationID=8635&DateTime=10%2f11%2f2016+7%3a56%3a05+AM&PlayClip=true

Aged Care 101

https://www.agedcare101.com.au/articles/heart-disease-number-one-killer-australian-women

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