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Our Lungs, Our Mob Workshops

 

Overview

The Our Lungs, Our Mob Workshops were designed to be run by organisations and other groups, interested in improving the lung health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People. The workshops also cover smoking, a major risk factor of lung cancer.

A resource was produced, Our Lungs, Our Mob community education resource, which has been designed to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workers and health practitioners to conduct a local workshop, tailored to the needs of their community. The workshops aim to increase awareness of the symptoms of lung cancer and the benefits of early diagnosis.

The workshops should allow participants to:

The workshops were conceived by Cancer Australia.

Abstract adapted from Cancer Australia

Contacts

Cancer Australia
Level 14, 300 Elizabeth Street
Surry Hills NSW 2010
Locked Bag 3
Strawberry Hills NSW 2012
Ph: (02) 9357 9400
Fax: (02) 9357 9477
Freecall: 1800 624 973

Related publications

Cancer Australia (2016)

Our Lungs, Our Mob community education resource.

Sydney: Cancer Australia

The Our Lungs, Our Mob community education resource is the official guide to the Our Lungs, Our Mob Workshops, which aim to increase community awareness of the symptoms of lung cancer and the benefits of consulting health experts about the risk of lung cancer at an early stage.

The workshops provide an opportunity for participants to:

The resource was developed by Cancer Australia for nation-wide use and is Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander specific.

Abstract adapted from Cancer Australia

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Last updated: 1 June 2017
 
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