The invisible problem affecting one in ten women

Originally published by The Today FM show

Endometriosis New Zealand CEO, Tanya Cooke spoke with Tova O’Brien and The Today FM show, to discuss how endometriosis sufferers are affected by this debilitating condition in Aotearoa.

Tova and Tanya spoke about the struggles New Zealanders face to receive a diagnosis, “Women really do have to have the courage to step up and talk to their GP and really fight for a referral through to a specialist gynecologist for a diagnosis.” Tanya said.

Listen to the interview and read the article here: https://www.todayfm.co.nz/home/national/2022/05/the-invisible-problem-affecting-one-in-ten-adult-women.html

*We recognise that Today FM has published the incorrect definition of endometriosis and have not correctly represented that girls, women and those assigned female at birth can be affected by endometriosis.

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