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News from national endometriosis organisations from around the world.


Picture of Ellen Johnson Recognising endometriosis advocates: Ellen Johnson
29 October 2013

We honour Ellen Johnson during breast cancer awareness month for the outstanding amount of sensible support she provided through her insightful writings on how to cope with endometriosis – when battling cancer as well.

Recognising endometriosis advocates: Nancy Petersen
9 September 2013

Nancy Petersen RN was an early educator of women with endometriosis, advocating specialist care for the disease to avoid unnecessary hysterectomies.

Endometriosis Awareness 2013
12 March 2013

Endometriosis Awareness Week is 4 – 10 March 2013. National support groups, and individual women with endometriosis, raise awareness of endometriosis with events throughout the world. Please join in!

Deborah Bush honoured as NEXT Magazine’s “Woman of the year”
21 November 2012

Endometriosis New Zealand’s Chief Executive, Deborah Bush, has been recognised as NEXT Magazine’s “Woman of the year in health and science 2012” — a well-deserved recognition for 25+ years of achievement!

Heather Guidone honoured by National Women’s Health Foundation
13 June 2012

NWHF has honoured Heather Guidone for her work as an endometriosis advocate at their annual red-carpet event on 7 June 2012: “Fighting below the belt for pelvic health”.

Endometriosis Awareness 2012
20 March 2012

March is for Endometriosis Awareness: schedule of events from support organisations around the world — join in, and make a difference!

Logo from Österreichische Endometriose Vereinigung Austria continues awareness into April
31 March 2011

Österreichische Endometriose Vereinigung announces a free “Information/Awareness Day” together with the Endometriosis Centre in the General Hospital in Linz: Saturday 9 April 2011.

Logo for Endometriosis Awareness 2011 Awareness 2011
11 March 2011

Schedule of events for Endometriosis Awareness Week in Europe, Africa, Australasia and South America for 7 – 13 March 2011, and in the United States for the entire month of March. Women with endometriosis raise awareness of the disease locally, regionally, and nationally.

Picture of Deborah Bush Deborah Bush receives ‘International Women’s Day Outstanding Service Award’
9 March 2011

Endometriosis New Zealand CEO and co-founder, Deborah Bush, receives “International Women’s Day Outstanding Service Award” on the 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day.

Endometriosis new zealand Endometriosis New Zealand chosen as preferred charity
2 June 2009

Endometriosis New Zealand (ENZ) has been chosen as the charity to benefit from Flossie.com’s $100,000 grant for advertising over a 12-month period to raise awareness of endometriosis.

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