Event Calendar

Multicultural Health Week Launch
5 September 2022
9.30 am – 12 pm
NSW Parliament House
6 Macquarie Street
Sydney NSW 2000
Contact: Gayathri.Dharmagesan@health.nsw.gov.au

Multicultural Health Week2022 Invitation

Multicultural Media Conference
7 September 2022
4pm – 4.30 pm
Contact: Jesusa.Helaratne@health.nsw.gov.au

Multicultural Women’s Wellness & Cancer Screening Day

1 September 2022

Central Coast Community Women’s Health Centre

Please join Peninsula Women’s Health Centre for a Women’s Wellness and Cancer Screening Day on Thursday 1 September 2022.  Peninsula Women’s Health Centre is hosting a screening day for multicultural women at 20a McMasters Road, Woy Woy NSW 2256 starting at 10.00am to 2.00pm.  This all-inclusive day will allow multicultural women to have cancer screening with a focus on breast, bowel and cervical screening and link them to organisations that can provide these health services. Information is available in many languages, and bilingual community educators will be onsite.  Lunch is provided and individual bra fitting by Support the Girls with a gift of bras, underwear and a pamper pack will be provided.  Partner organisations include; Northern Settlement Services, Cancer Institute NSW, Cancer Council NSW and Support the Girls would like to highlight the importance of cancer screening particularly breast, bowel and cervical screening for women and would like to introduce services to support.  All are welcome. Register by phoning 4342 5905 to ensure an appointment.

Let’s Talk About Cancer Screening

Organization :CanRevive Inc.

Sat 27th August 2022 from 10am to 12:30pm at
Fairfield RSL Club (14 Anzac Avenue, Fairfield, NSW 2165)

Welcome to join our half day information session called “Let’s Talk
About Cancer Screening”- A Conversation Needed in the Chinese Community.
The focus will be on cancer screening: bowel, cervical cancer and
breast cancer. Keynote speaker A/Prof Michael Suen will talk about bowel cancer
screening methods, the causes, prevention and treatment of bowel cancer. Dr Ton
Cheow Lee will talk about breast screening and Dr Susan Chu on cervical cancer
screening. Information stalls joined by Multicultural Services SWSLHD with
cancer screening flyers and info kits display will be set up. The information
session is supported by the Australian Chinese Medical Association Inc. NSW
with the funding from the  Community Engagement Grants Program under
Multicultural Health Week 2022. 

Contact Person : Emily Hung

Mobile No : 0401052599

Bowel Cancer Screening Awareness 

1 September 2022 

Organization :MECA & WSLHD Email : mecamtdruitt@meca.org.au

Information session to raise awareness and educate on the bowel cancer screening process.

Contact Person : Farhana Mollah

Mobile No : 96259300

Looking after your wellbeing

Wednesday 21st September 2022

Organised by NBMLHD Multicultural
Health
• Hosted and supported by the Penrith
Multicultural Interagency
• This event is for community members,
leaders, workers and businesses from the
Penrith local area.
• Light lunch provided

Venue | St Marys Community Centre
Corner Community & Cultural Precinct,
Building 5, 29 Swanston Street, St Marys

Bookings are essential due to COVID
restrictions. Please RSVP by 16th September to:

Laura Sardo
02 9833 2416 | laura@nma.org.au 

Vinita Singh
vinita.singh@health.nsw.gov.au

Bowel Cancer screening in Dari 

Date:30/09/2022

Organization : Mount Druitt Ethnic communities Agency (MECA

Farhana Mollah Mobile No : 96259300

Email : mecamtdruitt@meca.org.au

Languages targeted : Dari

Brief description of event : MECA will be
hosting information session about Bowel cancer screening in Dari that will be
delivered by the WSLHD officer.  Lunch is
provided.

Let’s Do It! – Cancer Screening 

Date:30/09/2022

Thit Tieu

Email : thit.tieu@gmail.com

0430502435

Languages targeted : Arabic, Turkish, Macedonian & Plain English  

Organization: Sisters’ Cancer Support Group Inc.

Brief description of event : Women’s only multicultural event with informational sessions on cancer screenings, live healthy food preparation & exercise demonstrations and health information stalls.