Mobilizing Newcomers and Immigrants to Cancer Screening Programs. Funded by Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) The views expressed herein do not necessarily represent the views of the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC).
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Funded by Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC)
The views expressed herein do not necessarily represent the views of the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC).
Adriana Diaz, Project Coordinator, South West Regional Cancer Program
And as a result
Advisory Committee Members
Focus Group Facilitators
Arabic PHE (2)
Spanish PHE (2)
Nepalese PHE (2)
“There are many brochures but they do not answer my questions. In our Latino culture we are more personal. I would like the information in person where I could ask in my own language. We do not want to read those and then look on websites or call that number”
“If I have an abnormal pap test or if I have cervical cancer, my husband should leave me…I would be disowned by my husband. I will not go… I have 4 kids”
“Why does the doctor ask if I have relatives with cancer? Is it because it is contagious? Could I infect others?”
“My mom had a medical appointment, so I had to go with her to be an interpreter. When we were in, I asked for a breast screening test – a mammogram – for my mom…
…the answer was you need to book another appointment to talk about it. I do not have time and get permission…it is not easy… it is another barrier.”
Cultural differences among target populations necessitates
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