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Free health sessions in other languages

The Cancer Council Victoria, Quit Victoria and BreastScreen Victoria are offering FREE health information sessions for community groups in Metropolitan Melbourne in the following languages: Arabic, Cantonese, Greek, Italian, Macedonian, Mandarin, Turkish, Vietnamese and English. Other languages are available with an interpreter.

Quit smoking: Breathe Well

Free Quit smoking sessions are available in metropolitan Melbourne.

Sessions have been designed for community groups and can be presented in Arabic, Cantonese, Greek, Italian, Macedonian, Mandarin, Turkish, Vietnamese and plain English. Other languages are available with an interpreter.

These sessions provide information about the benefits of quitting, how smoking affects your health and where to get help to stop smoking.


Breast health sessions

Free bilingual breast health information sessions are available in metropolitan Melbourne.

Sessions have been developed for community/women's groups and can be presented in Arabic, Cantonese, Greek, Italian, Mandarin and Vietnamese.

These sessions provide the latest information about breast cancer risk factors and early detection strategies including breast awareness and screening.

For women over the age of 40, breast screening mammograms can be booked by calling 13 20 50 or online at breastscreen.org.au. If an interpreter is required call 13 14 50.

For more information please visit the Cancer Council Website.


Acknowledgements

Centre for Cultural Diversity in Ageing acknowledges and pays respect to the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin nation, on whose land this website was developed. We pay our respects to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, their ancestors and elders, both past and present and acknowledge their continuing connection to land, sea and community. We hope our work contributes to the wider project of respect and recognition between cultures in Australia. Centre for Cultural Diversity in Ageing receives project funding from the Australian Department of Health to administer the Partners in Culturally Appropriate Care (PICAC) program in Victoria.

 

Did you know?

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36% of people aged 65 years and over in Australia were born overseas
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1 in 3 people in aged care services were born overseas
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In 2016 the median age of Australian-born people was 34 years compared to 59 years for Europe-born people