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Speaking COVID-19

Speaking COVID-19

A training project for Interpreters, Translators and Bicultural Workers to better understand & communicate COVID-19 public health messages. What is the difference between isolation and quarantine? How do you self-isolate in a large household? For the next few...
Drop the Jargon Day 2020 on SBS Radio

Drop the Jargon Day 2020 on SBS Radio

Drop the Jargon Day 2020 is a wrap! To mark the day CEH co-manager Bernice Murphy, CEH Speaking COVID trainee John Nguyen and Mercy Hospitals Victoria Manager, Multicultural Services Natalija Nesvadba, joined hosts on SBS radio to explore how plain language from...
Pledge to #dropthejargon and WIN

Pledge to #dropthejargon and WIN

PLEDGE AND WIN! October 20 is Drop the Jargon Day. Pledge to #dropthejargon in 2020, share an example of confusing jargon or signage with us and you could win 1 of 10 free licences to access your choice of either the Centre for Culture, Ethnicity & Health’s Health...
Pledge to #dropthejargon in 2020

Pledge to #dropthejargon in 2020

October 20 is Drop the Jargon Day. Drop the Jargon Day is a day for health and human services workers to practice and promote using plain, jargon free language. 6 out of 10 people in Australia have low Health Literacy. Many Australians have trouble understanding and...
Health Literacy – Helping clients in COVID-19

Health Literacy – Helping clients in COVID-19

Community health organisation cohealth, has been using #health literacy frameworks and tools to make their services easier to use. As a not-for-profit community health and support service which strives to improve health and wellbeing for all, and lead the way in...
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

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...