Whittlesea Multicultural Community Council to host health forum and cancer fundraiser


The Whittlesea Multicultural Community Council (WMCC) has announced the 2nd Health and Wellbeing Forum and Cancer Fundraiser on Sunday, June 30 at the Greek Centre in Melbourne from 2pm.

This highly anticipated event will offer the community an enriching experience, featuring a High Tea, engaging discussions, and a chance to raise funds to support cancer research and treatment.

Building on the success of last year’s inaugural forum, this year’s event promises a robust discussion on health and wellbeing issues, particularly those affecting women.

Event Highlights:

  • High Tea: Enjoy a delightful High Tea while engaging in stimulating conversations.
  • Expert Panel Discussions: A panel of distinguished experts will address the critical question: “How do women live an independent, healthy lifestyle?”
  • Q&A Session: Attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions and gain insights from the experts.
  • Cancer Fundraiser: Support cancer research and treatment by contributing to the fundraiser during the event.
  • Cultural Performance: Experience the elegance of Indian classical dance performed by Shanthi Ramakrishnan.


  • Associate Professor Magda Simonis: Medical GP specialist in women’s health
  • Wadzanai Nenzou: Expert in financial protection from investment scams
  • Karen Bryant: Cancer survivor
  • Professor Vasso Apostolopoulos: Renowned cancer researcher
  • Ada Castles: Specialist in cancer prevention and screening
  • Anthea Sidiropoulos: Advocate for wellbeing through music

Women are increasingly being diagnosed with cancer, and they often face unique challenges related to family violence and economic independence. The forum aims to address these pressing issues by providing valuable information and support.

Join the WMCC for an afternoon of enlightenment, support, and community spirit. For more information and to register for the event, please click here.




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