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Microsoft PowerPoint - Arabic Mens Health Support Project
Arabic Men’s Health Support Project Presented by Eline Salama BACKGROUND •Men’s health is a current issue •Multicultural men’s health project •Arabic Community Needs Assessment - Focus Groups GOAL To improve and promote Arabic Men’s Health in Western Sydney LEARNING GOALS To improve cross cultural health promotion skills in project planning, implementation and evaluation. To monitor the setting up of a social support group and To establish and maintain sustainable service provider partnerships. OBJECTIVES Objective 1 To identify Arabic speaking Men’s Health Needs Objective 2 To increase the knowledge of men from Arabic Speaking Community regarding health care services available through WSAHS Objectives 3 To create a supportive environment and support network within the target community Objectives 4 To raise awareness of Men’s Health issues amongst the Arabic speaking Community and Services Providers Objectives 5 To improve access to Health Services for Men from Arabic speaking communities Strategies •Establish an Arabic Men’s Health Support Group for middle - aged and elderly men in the Holroyd area? •Encourage Arabic Community Members to actively participate in the project •Develop resources, for example a Poster for men’s activities, health information kit and resource directory for available services in Western Sydney, especially Arabic Services Strategies (cont..) •Network with the other government and non- government organisations including bilingual community workers, for example Lebanese Welfare Group, Migrant Resource Centre •Develop a calendar of men’s health events eg. Expo, Community Celebrations and Senior Citizen’s Week activities for Arabic men •Raise community awareness on men’s health issues within the general Arabic Community Evaluation • Process •Numbers attending the regular meetings. • Number of resources developed • Number of resources distributed and feedback received from the Arabic Community • Impact • Increased number of men attending health services • Future Plan • Encourage and build the sustainability of the support group
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