13 May 2022

Funding for Community Consultations on the Cancer Information Needs of Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CaLD) Consumers and Carers

The Department of Health has awarded five community grants to conduct consultation discussions across CaLD communities to identify CaLD cancer consumers and carer’s needs for cancer information during the cancer care pathway (diagnosis through to survivorship).

The successful Respondents were:

  • Ethnic Communities Council WA (ECCWA)
  • Multicultural Services Centre WA (MSCWA)
  • Umbrella Inc
  • ISHAR Multicultural Women’s Health Services Inc
  • Health Consumers Council

The awarded grants will support the Cancer Network’s project to better understand CaLD people’s cancer information needs and progress as a key priority of the WA Cancer Plan 2020-2025 to provide reliable cancer information to consumers (Priority 2, Strategy 6). The awarded grants will lead to improved mapping of available cancer information to the informational needs of CaLD cancer consumers and recommended solutions to address gaps.