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The Health Translations Directory aims to improve the health of people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. We do this by providing health professionals and community members with reliable, accurate, and up to date health information in many different languages.
Cultural competence is our expertise
We can help you become more culturally competent through:
- our training programs
- cultural competence audit
- cultural competence resources
We focus on health literacy
We offer training, consultancy and resources to improve the health literacy of people in Australia. Our services include:
- health literacy course
- health literacy workshops
- health literacy resources
Sexual Health & blood-borne viruses
We are experienced in sexual health and blood-borne viruses. We focus on sexual health and blood-borne viruses in the Multicultural Health and Support Service:
- Multicultural Sexual Health Network Forum
- Multicultural Community Action Network
- Youth Ambassadors Program
HIV continues to be a major global public health issue with approximately 37.9 million people living with HIV globally.
Among the people born overseas in Australia, the highest HIV rates in 2017 were amongst people born in Southeast Asia, the Americas (North, Central and South America) and Sub Saharan Africa. However, with increasing access to effective HIV prevention and treatment, it has become a manageable health condition, enabling people living with HIV to lead long and healthy lives.
CEH’s Multicultural Health & Support Service delivered a very important community education session to the young people from Diversitat, also known as the Geelong Ethnic Communities Council, in Norlane – Geelong Victoria
On the 3rd of December this year, 3CR radio ran a 12-hour continuous broadcast to celebrate International Day of People Living with a Disability. Toula Elefsiniotis- CEH Communications Lead and Sophie Dutertre – CEH Senior Project Officer (both pictured), discuss this and more in their 30-minute slot in the afternoon around the Understanding the NDIS Project.