In response to the State of the Nation report released by Breast Cancer Network of Australia on Wednesday 20 June, the Minister for Health, the Hon. Greg Hunt on behalf of the Federal Government announced three commitments including:
To work with state and territory governments to improve access to lymphoedema compression garment subsidies and create a national standard.
The Australasian Lymphology Association welcomes this announcement.
Copy and paste this link for more information. https://www.bcna.org.au/news/2018/06/ministers-respond-to-bcnas-state-of-the-nation-report/
The Australasian Lymphology Association (ALA) is committed to promoting the development of lymphology in Australasia. The Association will strive to improve the management of those with, or at risk of developing lymphoedema and enhance communication between health professionals, educators, relevant authorities and government in regard to oedemas and lymphoedema.