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Learn more about our Health Literacy Training

Learn more about our Health Literacy Training

This brochure helps outline our Health Literacy training. The Centre for Culture, Ethnicity & Health (CEH) is a pioneer of health literacy in Australia. We developed Australia’s first health literacy course and continue to run long and short courses about health...

Mercy Health engages more clients with Health Literacy

Multicultural services are a significant part of Mercy Health. “Mercy Hospital for Women was one of the first Victorian public hospitals to establish multicultural services. It’s an important part of who we are and how we see our broader community,” said Natalija...
Health Literacy Podcast: latest episodes

Health Literacy Podcast: latest episodes

Talking about the many ways we can improve health information. Episode 1: Dr Ruth DeSouza (click here)  (22 Minutes, 30 seconds) Matt & Amir are joined by Ruth DeSouza a health researcher with a passion for health literacy. She speaks about two new projects she...
Health Literacy Podcast: latest episodes

Health Literacy Podcast: with Matt & Amir

Talking about the many ways we can improve health information. Join Matt & Amir as they speak to experts and discuss how we can use clear, plain communication when we talk about health and wellbeing. Click for the latest episode [was-this-helpful]   Learn...
Drop the Jargon October 23 Resources

Drop the Jargon October 23 Resources

Drop the Jargon is a day for professionals in Australian health, community services and local government to use plain language. Here are some resources to help you in your workplace on the day. Here is a link to the website where you can pledge A link to a video...
Video showing the teach back technique in hepatitis b context

Video showing the teach back technique in hepatitis b context

In partnership with St Vincent’s Hospital and the Melbourne Primary Care Network, we have developed a resource for practitioners which demonstrates the ‘teach back’ technique in a hepatitis B context.Teach back is a technique clinicians can use with...