Celebrating Drop the Jargon Day
Drop the Jargon day is today October 24th. It is a day for professionals in Australian health, community services and local government to use plain language.
All over Australia, people from organisations like Diabetes Victoria and Health Care Consumers Association and many others have been holding events to mark the day and talk about improving communication in the workplace.
Centre for Culture Ethnicity and Health and North Richmond Community Health came together for a lunchtime quiz. 22 of our staff came together to test their knowledge (and humour) and talk about using plain communication.
After a challenging twenty-five minutes, two teams tied for first place (pictured). Both organisations pledged to ‘Drop the Jargon” and use plain language in all communication.
The Centre for Culture, Ethnicity and Health (CEH) is excited to announce a new training partnership with The Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH).
This partnership will see 6000 staff undertake training to build on their existing knowledge and skills of working with refugee and migrant communities.
It was announced today, two community groups will work with CEH to improve the health of refugee and migrant communities as winners of CEH’s Community grants program. The recipients were two of five finalists for the program which is designed to encourage health promotion through education. Applications were drawn from a range of newly arrived refugee and migrant community groups.read more
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This Wednesday, on World refugee day 20 June, the Centre for Culture, Ethnicity and Health (CEH) looks forward to announcing the winners of our first community grants program.read more
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