You are cordially invited to a Black Community Town Hall event on Saturday, February 6th, 2016 from 10:00am-2:00pm at TAIBU Community Health Center (Unit 1, 27 Tapscott Road, Scarborough).
This event is to share the results of a Peer-Education program to promote breast and cervical cancer screening in the Black community.
· Research shows that Black women in the US and UK are more likely to get cervical cancer and are more likely to die from breast cancer
· Even though we don’t have the same research data for Black Canadian women, we do know they are less likely to get screened for these cancers and there is less awareness in the community.
To address this concern, the Health Equity Research Collaborative (HERC) developed a peer education program called Ko-Pamoja: Learning together about breast and cervical cancer screening. It is taught BY women in the Black community FOR women in the Black community.
We would like to invite you to attend our event. We are interested in your input.
Screening can save lives! We want to share the results of this project and promote awareness of this issue so more women will get their pap tests and mammograms and have better outcomes.
Please register online for this FREE community event – brunch will be provided. Here is your link to register: Eventbrite RSVP
For more information, or to register over the phone, contact Estella Williams Office: (416) 644-3539 x 224