Advocacy Training 2013

Advocacy Training 2013

EUROPA DONNA is delighted to announce that its 12th annual European Breast Cancer Advocacy Training course will take place in November 2013 in Milan, Italy.

The course will take 2.5 days and is open to 2 participants from each of EUROPA DONNA’s 46 member countries, who are nominated by their ED National Representative.

The course will cover various areas of importance to breast cancer advocates including diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer, to learning effective communication and public speaking skills, lobbying techniques and media training. Presentations are delivered by leading European experts under the following headings:

Scientific Module

  • Introduction to Europa Donna
  • Epidemiology, Prevention and Risk Factors
  • Basic Biology of Breast Cancer and Genetics
  • Clinical Trials
  • Diagnosis and Early Detection of Breast Cancer
  • Surgery and Treatment of Breast Cancer
  • Mammography Screening Guidelines and Screening in Europe
  • European guidelines on specialised breast units
  • Pyscho-Social services for Breast Cancer
  • Advocacy and Lobbying – definitions and methods
  • Workshops on Lobbying

Communications module

  • Media training
  • How to approach journalists and politicians
  • Assertiveness techniques
  • Formal presentations

If you are interested in attending, please contact your forum’s National Representative who can give you all the details