MCAN Commences Preparation for Cultural Diversity Week

MCAN Commences Preparation for Cultural Diversity Week

Multicultural Community Action Network (MCAN) members have been making plans for Cultural Diversity Week. This year, Cultural Diversity Week will have the theme “Racism, Stigma and Discrimination in Health”. The week-long event will celebrate of the diversity of our...
SEXtember Forum 2021 – Community, COVID and Choice

SEXtember Forum 2021 – Community, COVID and Choice

“SEXtember” is an informal annual campaign to encourage the discussion of sexual and reproductive health throughout the month of September. This SEXtember, Centre for Culture, Ethnicity & Health (CEH), together with 1800 My Options, organised SEXtember forum 2021:...
“Do I feel comfortable talking about sex and contraception?’

“Do I feel comfortable talking about sex and contraception?’

“Do I feel comfortable talking about sex and contraception?’ Sex can be a big step, and everyone experiences it differently. However, it is important that you feel safe and comfortable talking about sex, sexual health and contraception. Being prepared is smart. It...
Multicultural Drug & Alcohol Partnership Program Community Forum

Multicultural Drug & Alcohol Partnership Program Community Forum

Multicultural Drug and Alcohol Partnership The Multicultural Alcohol and Drug Partnership (MDAP) aims to support young people from the South Sudanese community experiencing harm from alcohol and drug (AoD) use. The program focuses on working with young people, their...
M-CAN Workshop for Latin Community

M-CAN Workshop for Latin Community

“THE RISK IS NOT KNOWING” Recent advances in HIV prevention and treatment are bringing us closer to ending HIV, but many people don’t know about them. On 4th March 2020, young women from Melbourne’s Latin community came together and joined the conversation about HIV...
DIA MUNDIAL DEL SIDA 2019 – World AIDS Day

DIA MUNDIAL DEL SIDA 2019 – World AIDS Day

HIV continues to be a major global public health issue with approximately 37.9 million people living with HIV globally. Among the people born overseas in Australia, the highest HIV rates in 2017 were amongst people born in Southeast Asia, the Americas (North, Central...
Let’s Drop the Jargon

Let’s Drop the Jargon

On Drop the Jargon Day!  Tuesday October 22 Many clients have trouble understanding and using information we give them.  They also struggle to understand and get around complicated systems like healthcare.  When we use jargon, technical terms or acronyms, more people...