Supporting Newly Arrived and Immigrant People to Access Cancer Screening


Supporting Newly Arrived and Immigrant People to Access Cancer Screening

PapScreen Victoria, BreastScreen Victoria and Cancer Council Victoria invites settlement workers, health, community workers and managers to increase their knowledge and awareness of the importance of cancer screening and prevention.

The information and activities explores the role of cervical screening and the HPV vaccine, mammograms and bowel cancer screening tests for newly arrived or immigrant people.

After attending the cancer screening workshop, you are invited to apply for a $1,000 grant to integrate cancer prevention messages into your health promotion work areas. This is open to those who have attended Workshop One, and attendance to Workshop Two is mandatory in order to apply for the grant.

These FREE workshops are being held at the Cancer Council Victoria

615 St Kilda Road, Melbourne

Workshop One:

Cancer Screening – Tuesday, 25th August 2015, 12.45pm – 5.00pm

Workshop Two:

Community Grants – Wednesday, 26th August 2015, 9.00am – 1.00pm

Please register by Tuesday, 11th August 2015 to Heidi English by phone or email:

Phone: 03 9514 6421 Email: Heidi.English@cancervic.org.au


Please include your full contact details including organisation name, your role and any dietary requirements.

For further information about workshops, contact Lucy Forwood by phone or email:

Phone: 03 9514 6427 Email: Lucy.Forwood@cancervic.org.au

Special note: If you are attending both days and are travelling further than 100kms and require accommodation you may apply for a subsidy of up to $150.00.

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