Supporting Sisters and Aunties to Survive: Breast Cancer Summits for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Women.
Well Women Workshop grants awarded
Below are the 2010 recipients of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Well Women Workshop grants. Twelve grants were awarded to promote and encourage breast awareness and early detection of breast cancer in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women at local community locations:
|BreastScreen Victoria||Carlton South Vic|
|Charleville and Western Areas Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Corporation for Health (CWAATSICH)||Charleville Qld|
|Country Health South Australia; Yorke and Lower North Health Service; Aboriginal Health Team||Maitland SA|
|Department of Health and Families - Milikapiti Health Centre||Melville Island NT|
|Department of Health and Human Services Tasmania - Cancer Screening and Control Services and BreastScreen Tasmania||Hobart Tas|
|Geraldton Regional Aboriginal Medical Service||Geraldton WA|
|Greater Southern Area Health Service Aboriginal Health and Wagga Wagga Cancer Services||Wagga Wagga NSW|
|Laynhapuy Homelands Association||Yirrkala NT|
|Moogji Aboriginal Council||Orbost Vic|
|Mount Isa District Health Services||Mount Isa Qld|
|Peppimenarti Health Association||Darwin NT|
|Wellington Aboriginal Corporation Health Service||Wellington NSW|
Improving knowledge and skills of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and health professionals is a project of the Supporting Women in Rural Areas Diagnosed with Breast Cancer Program, funded by the Australian Government.
You can receive important information about early detection of breast cancer through interactive, touch-screen health promotion kiosks (‘HITnet kiosks’) which are available in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities across Australia. Click here to visit the HITnet site for more information and to find a kiosk near you.