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“I found the cancer champion course very informative, it enabled me to gain knowledge and a better understanding on cancer awareness and also provided me with the necessary information to deliver to the community.”

Nazia Khan

“The Community Cancer Screening Champion Training session was very informative and gave a good insight to what Cancer Screening Programmes are available and how we can spread awareness within our community about how important screening is and how early detection can save lives.”

Anneka Iqbal

Tanis Barnett, Anneka Iqbal, Nazia Khan, Christine Sharples, Diane Macdonald


A series of coffee mornings have been held at Inspire in Blackburn to encourage members of the South Asian heritage community to visit substance abuse offices and see their work.

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Falls Prevention Workshops Attracts Dozens of Ladies

One Voice Blackburn held a Falls Prevention session as part of the Baiter Sehat project with re:fresh Blackburn with Darwen and Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council Public Health. Nearly 50 women attended the three hour session. Groups supporting the event included Watch your Step and Wellbeing Service.

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Whalley Range is First Dementia Friendly Area in Blackburn

One Voice have launched a campaign to make Whalley Range, Blackburn a dementia friendly area as part of the award winning Baiter Sehat project in partnership with Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council. Read more

Delay Dementia Leaflet is Launched

The initiative is part of phase 5 of the award winning Baiter Sehat project, which is in partnership with Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council.


During Phase 4, focus groups revealed that people wanted to know how to delay or prevent dementia.  One Voice have worked with local GP Dr Pervez Muzaffar to explore this alongside Age UK Blackburn with Darwen.

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GP Lauds Mental Health Debate

One Voice held a mental health debate as part of their ongoing work on the Baiter Sehat project, in partnership with Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council.

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