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Long COVID in CALD Communities

Long COVID in CALD Communities

Image: Long COVID Project Officer, Ambereen Farouque. Have you heard of Long COVID? In countries that have experienced high numbers of COVID-19 infections, these post-COVID symptoms, that can last for months after the initial infection, are becoming a public health...
Vaccine Voices

Vaccine Voices

Image: L-R; Vaccine Voices Advisers Simin Tuncer, Turkish, Albanian, Bosnian communities; Mukhtar Mohammed, Arabic-speaking communities; Mohammad Daud Karimi, Afghan community. CEH is one of three agencies involved in a new state-wide project aimed at encouraging...
Get your Jab! Videos in 20 languages

Get your Jab! Videos in 20 languages

““I am getting vaccinated against COVID-19 to protect myself and my loved ones”, Mabior Mabior tells the camera in his native Dinka tongue. He’s one of a group of 60 volunteers from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities who have been...
Helping AoD workers work better with migrant & refugee clients

Helping AoD workers work better with migrant & refugee clients

Have you ever had a meeting with a client from a migrant or refugee background that didn’t go well and you’re not sure why? The Multicultural Drug & Alcohol Partnership (MDAP) works specifically with the South Sudanese community in Yarra to discuss concerns...
The Ballarat Peer Education project

The Ballarat Peer Education project

In early 2020 CEH’s Multicultural Health Support Service worked with Ballarat Community Health (BCH) to develop and implement a peer educator training project. This project was funded under the Safer Pathways for Women from Refugee and Immigrant Backgrounds. The...
Communicating COVID-19

Communicating COVID-19

Culturally Responsive Training, Research & Resources to communicate: VACCINES, COVID-19 & ‘CATCH UP’ CARE. Since the onset of the pandemic and in response to the national rollout of COVID-19 vaccinations, CEH has launched a number of initiatives to improve the...
Speaking COVID-19 in 2021

Speaking COVID-19 in 2021

Speaking COVID-19 in 2021 – information about vaccines and supports made clear and simple. Are you a Bicultural Worker or Multicultural education Aides (MEA’s) based in Victoria? Are you finding the information about vaccines and the changing restrictions and advice...
Thank you to everyone who came to our training in 2020

Thank you to everyone who came to our training in 2020

Thank you to everyone who came to our training in 2020 despite all the obstacles of working remotely, juggling children and work or changed duties. In light of COVID-19, you helped us move from face to face workshops to successful, engaging on-line workshops. Some...
New Plain Language Writing eLearning

New Plain Language Writing eLearning

It’s no secret that health writing is inaccessible to most people. Australian research in 2015 found that almost all health information is too complex for average Australian readers to understand. The problem is that the factors that create this exclusionary writing...