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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...
Indian Peer Education Program

Indian Peer Education Program

With restrictions in place due to the COVID-19 pandemic, CEH’s Multicultural Health & Support Service (MHSS) has successfully taken it’s community education programs online, delivering peer education programs and engaging with the community using platforms...
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...
Hepatitis and COVID-19- New Videos with the Dinka community

Hepatitis and COVID-19- New Videos with the Dinka community

CEH’s M-CAN program have produced three new videos raising awareness of the importance of Hepatitis testing and treatment during COVID-19. M-CAN partnered with members of the Dinka speaking community to script and record three online conversations covering the topics...
CEH welcomes funding from NWMPHN for mental health during COVID-19

CEH welcomes funding from NWMPHN for mental health during COVID-19

CEH welcomes additional funding from the NWMPHN to address the mental health issues experienced by people from refugee and migrant backgrounds during COVID-19.  A total of $55,000 will be allocated towards the development of co-designed audio visual resources in five...
Optimise Study – COVID-19

Optimise Study – COVID-19

Credit: Image from MHSS’s Anti Viral – Covid Safer comics. These comics are co-designed resources focusing on young people during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Optimise Study: Optimising Isolation, Quarantine and Distancing for COVID-19 The Optimise Study is...
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...
Talking Sexual Health this SEXtember!

Talking Sexual Health this SEXtember!

Far too often when it comes to difficult conversations about contraception and safer sex, we talk around it and shy away from the real conversations. Using no contraception, typically 85 in 100 women will get pregnant every year and currently more than 40% of...
LaTrobe University Hepatitis C research project

LaTrobe University Hepatitis C research project

Research interviews: Lived experiences of hepatitis C treatment CEH’s Multicultural Health & Support Service, is on the research advisory panel of a project currently being undertaken by La Trobe University. A research team from La Trobe University are currently...