Connecting Immigrant Women from Southern Alberta to Breast Health Education and Services

The objectives of the project are to provide breast health education, increase access to early diagnosis and potential treatment services and raise awareness of risk reduction and early detection of breast cancer for hard to reach immigrant women living in rural communities in southern Alberta including Brooks, High River, Okotoks and surrounding areas, including Taber and Vulcan.

Program Details

  • breast health educational sessions
  • health care support
  • doctor’s appointment assistance
  • screening facility tours
  • resource referrals
  • one-on-one counselling
  • first language support

 

Eligible Clients

The program is available to all immigrant women including those who are Canadian citizens.

Additional Program Information

 

  • participants learn about breast cancer detection, clinical exams and mammograms
  • group trips to screening facilities for mammogram exams
  • referrals to other CIWA programs help clients access additional support services
  • we serve immigrant women of all ages
 

First language support is available.

 

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Funded by:

breast-cancer-society   

 

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