The Clearinghouse identifies, collects and provides access to published women’s health information. It’s purpose is to support the work of Women’s Health Victoria and to build the capacity of others to incorporate a gendered approach to health.
The Clearinghouse specialises in women’s health policy, health promotion, preventative health, health determinants, and advocacy in the Australian and Victorian context. The collection contains more than 13,000 print and online publications (books, reports, journal articles and audiovisual items).
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Links are provided to the electronic full text (where available).
The collection can be viewed by appointment during WHV business hours. Where copyright permits, copies of articles can be supplied externally.
Staff from Women’s Health Association of Victoria agencies may individually register to access a range of services including: borrowing, literature searching, and document delivery.
Contact us for assistance to:
- Access Clearinghouse services and resources
- Search the WHV website to locate publications and statistics.
Consumer health information
The Clearinghouse database includes the holdings of the BreaCan Library. BreaCan (a service of Women’s Health Victoria) provides information and support to women diagnosed with a gynaecological or breast cancer, their friends and family. BreaCan resources can be borrowed by consumers and health professionals by contacting BreaCan directly.
The Clearinghouse does not provide consumer health information or advice. Requests for such information are referred to other agencies, some of which are listed on our Health Information Links page.
Content Reviewed: 24 May 2012
Last Updated: 24 May 2012