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Video: Volunteer Jawid tells us about his role with M-CAN

Video: Volunteer Jawid tells us about his role with M-CAN

Jawid Hakimi is a volunteer for the Multicultural Community Action Network (M-CAN).For more information about M-CAN, visit the Multicultural Health and Support Service page.  Related Information Key Tip for Improving Your Communication I recently came across the...
There’s much more to ‘Harmony Day’ than it appears

There’s much more to ‘Harmony Day’ than it appears

There’s much more to ‘Harmony Day’ than it appears By Alison Coelho, Stream Leader of Multicultural Health Improvement & Manager of the Multicultural Health and Support Service. In March we celebrated Harmony Day in Australia. Harmony Day is an...
Hope talks about our Youth Ambassador program

Hope talks about our Youth Ambassador program

Hope tells us about why its important to with young people in the areas of sexual health. She explains the ‘zine’ project and how it helps explores issues around sexual health, sexuality, identity and relationships.  Related Information CEH to announce...
Speaking with clients who have low English proficiency

Speaking with clients who have low English proficiency

Key questions before you startWherever possible, find out as much as you can about the person with whom you will be speaking. The more you know, the better the information you can provide. Some key questions to ask include: • What languages does the client speak,...
Looking for bicultural workers to participate in a project

Looking for bicultural workers to participate in a project

Are you employed in a bicultural or community liaison role in a Victorian health, community, or settlement service?Do you work with people from refugee backgrounds including people seeking asylum?Would you like to be part of a project on the health needs of people...
Use the Cultural Competence Organisational Review Tool (CORe)

Use the Cultural Competence Organisational Review Tool (CORe)

The Cultural Competence Organisational Review (CORe) tool helps organisations improve their own cultural competence. By improving cultural competence, organisations strengthen their service delivery (access and appropriateness) to people from refugee and migrant...
The Sexy Times – a sexual health and identity zine

The Sexy Times – a sexual health and identity zine

It can be tricky sometimes to get young people to talk about their sexual health, sexuality and relationships. This can be even more difficult for some young people from refugee and migrant backgrounds as taboo and stigma can get in the way of open discussion. The...
Cultural Competence Organisational Review Tool

Cultural Competence Organisational Review Tool

The Cultural Competence Organisational Review (CORe) tool helps organisations improve their own cultural competence. By improving cultural competence, organisations strengthen their service delivery (access and appropriateness) to people from refugee and migrant...
Health Translations Directory

Health Translations Directory

We are managing and improving the Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Translations Directory.  We have developed editorial guidelines and conducting a review of the resources to ensure the high-quality of resources linked on the Directory. The Health...