20 Years of Ishar 1993 – 1994
Language of Childbirth Classes
Ishar provided two Language of Childbirth classes for women from CaLD backgrounds teaching the particular language skills needed for a happy and successful stay in hospital before and after the birth of their children.
Ishar ran a school holiday fun program for teenagers during the summer school holidays. Each day of the program started with a short health information session, followed by an excursion.
Social Advantage Grant & Community Based Literacy Program
English classes were provided for women from CaLD backgrounds, many of whom experienced extreme isolation due to a lack of proficiency in the English language.
Health Ways Migrant Survival Kit & Outreach Project
This project was funded by Health Ways and through it 600 kits were produced. Health outreach workshops were conducted with topics designed in response to the stated needs of participants.
A news column was published every two weeks in the Eastern Suburbs Reporter. Topics covered included Pap smears, menopause, osteoporosis, pelvic health and healthy eating.