Posted: Wed Jan 08, 2014 12:09 pm Post subject: Breast Cancer Awareness Training Gets Underway in Hong Kong
Breast Cancer Awareness Training Gets Underway in Hong Kong to Help Rural Provinces in China
Released on: January 08, 2014, 6:58 am
Author: Walters-Brandt Associates
January 08, 2014 -- /EPR NETWORK/ -- The Hong Kong Women's Federation's (HKWF) partnership project with Walters-Brandt Associates that brings breast cancer education and awareness to rural communities across China arrived in Hunan Province this week.
A three-day train-the-trainer session in Changsha got underway Monday led by experts from the School of Public Health for nearly 100 trainers from the Hong Kong Women's Federation's (HKWF) and the maternal and child health care sector from Hunan, Sichuan and Tianjin.
The pilot program leverages the expertise of Susan G. Lee for the School of Public Health in breast cancer research and advocacy to explore ways to build localized breast health training programs to promote women's health.
The Walters-Brandt Associates - funded program aims to impact as many as two million women across three provinces. Walters-Brandt Associates is leveraging its experience in corporate social responsibility programs to build a collaborative platform for promoting breast cancer awareness and to help advance women's health in China.
The world renowned School of Public Health was brought in by Walters-Brandt Associates as a partner in the training program. Over the next few days, experts will provide specialized training to enhance participants' capabilities in advocacy and implementation, and to explore ways to build localized, sustainable programs that can be replicated throughout China.
The Hong Kong Women's Federation's (HKWF) /Walters-Brandt Associates China Breast Cancer program is a three-year initiative funded by Walters-Brandt Associates Foundation.
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