2007 & 2006

Here is a list of achievements for CancerVoices SA in 2007 and 2006.

Nov 2007

Launch of Cancer Voices SA by Health Minister

CVSA Launch Speech by founding Chair of Cancer Voices SA

‘Raising a Voice’ Consumer Forum

Topics: Complementary and alternative cancer medicines; New drugs and therapies; Accessing quality cancer information; Cancer carers – needs and support.

Invitation and Overview

Consumer Forum Summation presented to the Clinical Oncological Society of Australia (COSA) National Conference

 

July 2007

General public meeting: members endorse submitting ‘Application for Incorporation’ of Cancer Voices SA

 

Feb 2007

'Foundations For The Future' Workshop - 2 days of discussion and planning facilitated by A Moore (Chair) and M Loughead (from HCA)

 

Nov 2006

Cancer Voices SA survey of cancer consumers and support groups across South Australia – identified community needs and priorities for an advocacy group.

 

Aug 2006

Steering Committee of interested members of the public formed to develop concept for a Cancer Voices group in SA – Ashleigh Moore elected Chair

 

July 2006

Health Consumers AllianceHealth Consumers Alliance (HCA) in partnership with the Cancer Council SACancer Council SA hold a public information evening on forming a cancer consumer advocacy group for South Australians

 

Before July 2006

Cancer Voices cancer advocacy groups were being formed in most states and a peak Cancer Voices AustraliaCancer Voices Australia was being developed; each was based upon the original Cancer Voices New South WalesCancer Voices New South Wales model that was founded in 2000.

Contact

Cancer Voices South Australia

 

Ph.  0431 691 956 

 

PO Box 588, Kensington Park SA 5068