Philosophy - ECCA's Aims

To provide a specialist health care service for women which promotes and encourages respect, dignity, participation in the individuals health care plan, confidentiality, privacy, individuality, access to information, support, education, resourcing and decision-making.

All of the staff associated with ECCA are highly trained experts in the assessment, diagnosis, treatment and long term management of endometriosis.

The purpose of the ECCA is primarily to help women with endometriosis. It strives to educate the public and patients about endometriosis.

1. To improve the quality of health information about endometriosis for women.
2. To provide women with the necessary information, support and advice necessary to make informed decisions about endometriosis.
3. To increase public awareness of endometriosis and to inform women of current treatment options through seminars, publication of books, internet access, public displays, expo’s etc.
4. To inform women of their rights and responsibilities regarding health care of endometriosis.
5. To implement strategies that will raise the profile of ECCA and the treatment of endometriosis.
6. To implement a series of education and training programs ensuring associated health professionals are up to date with current practice and treatment options for endometriosis.
7. To provide access to a comprehensive library of information about endometriosis.
8. To facilitate ongoing education and training of ECCA staff members.
9. To encourage national standards of care in the treatment of endometriosis
10. Research priorities will include:

  • Prevention of endometriosis in high risk women
  • Facilitation of early diagnosis of endometriosis
  • Improvement of specialist surgical, medical and para medical care of endometriosis
  • Preservation of fertility.
  • Initiation and collaboration in research and clinical trials for endometriosis
  • Working toward finding a cure for endometriosis

We would like to ensure that the staff associated with ECCA are highly trained experts in the assessment, diagnosis, treatment and long term management of endometriosis.

Ecca is proud of its success and will continue working to improve awareness, diagnosis, treatment and research into endometriosis in Australia.
Ecca encourages women to be involved in their treatment programs and to make informed decisions about their health. We advocate the use of natural therapies through an integrated approach. Emotional support is intergral to the overall well being of women with endometriosis so that women can become empowered to ‘live with endometriosis’.

ECCA has continued to grow. Women throughout Australia have been seen and treated. Clinics are available in Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide, Perth, Brisbane, and the Gold Coast.

We believe we have made an impact on increasing public awareness of endometriosis.

ECCA is registered as a national company. We are proud of our success and will continue working to improve awareness, diagnosis, treatment and research into endometriosis in Australia.