Improving the health and well being of people from refugee and migrant backgrounds

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Multilingual Resources & Information

We do this through:

Training for Service Providers

We deliver engaging training in:

  • Health Literacy
  • Cultural Competence
  • Understanding the NDIS
  • Language Services

Multicultural Health and Support Service (MHSS)

  • Community Education Sessions
  • Peer Education Projects
  • Community Action Projects
  • Professional Development

Resource Hub

  • Migrant & refugee health library
  • Disability in CALD communities
  • Health Translations
  • Using Language Services

Multicultural Alcohol & Drug Partnership (MDAP)

  • Individual and family support
  • Peer Education
  • Community education aimed at improving harm reduction knowledge related to alcohol & other drugs and reducing the associated stigma within the South Sudanese community
  • Workforce development training to enhance cultural competence across the Alcohol and other Drug sector

Cultural Consultancy

We can work with your organisation on projects, resource-development, social marketing, research – anything which requires our expert knowledge of how to engage with refugee and migrant communities.

Our Expertise

Project Management

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.

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Cultural Competence

Cultural competence is our expertise
We can help you become more culturally competent through:

  • our training programs
  • cultural competence audit
  • cultural competence resources

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Health Literacy

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

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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

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Latest News

Knock knock. Who’s there? Your duty of care with interpreters.

Knock knock. Who’s there? Your duty of care with interpreters.

In this Month’s Trainer Blog, Eman is sharing with us a story about assessing the need for an interpreter.

Knock knock. Who’s there? Your duty of care with interpreters.

Nadia didn’t get an interpreter during a medical appointment and was left feeling confused and uninformed about her health.
It’s a common issue, but how did this happen to Nadia?

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