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The Scanlon Report: What does it really say about Australia today?
Two experts from the Centre for Culture, Ethnicity and Health, director Demos Krouskos and Community Engagement Officer Hope Mathumbu, respond to the Scanlon Foundation's 2016 report on social cohesion, Australians Today. Demos Krouskos, Director of Centre for...
Event summary: Wearable Health Technologies & CALD Communities
This is a summary of this event which includes what was discussed, and the emerging issues identified.
New campaign launched to encourage health testing in refugee and migrant communities
The campaign aims to raise awareness around testing for blood borne viruses, through a series of online video stories. The videos show members of our diverse community in day-to-day situations talking about the peace of mind of knowing their status.
You can get a test for a blood borne virus or a sexually transmissible infection at your local doctor's clinic (sometimes also called a GP). Some tests are free because they are covered by Medicare. If you are unsure, please check with your doctor. There are also...
Wearable Health Technologies and Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) Communities
Activity trackers, smart watches, health apps, personal heart rate monitors… the latest innovations in health are focussed on personal wellbeing: but what are the implications for communities? Come and hear expert insights, and tell us what you think the big issues are!
Phuong speaks about our Peer Education Program
Our Peer Education Officer, Phuong, explains the peer education program and its benefits.
Online Training – ‘Introduction to Cultural Competence’
‘Introduction to Cultural Competence’ is an interactive online training module which will help you be more culturally aware and responsive to the needs of your diverse clients. The duration of the training is 30-40 minutes. This training can be accessed from any computer with internet access and can be completed at the user’s own pace. This training is suitable for health, community and government workers working with clients from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds.
Introducing SHARE – Sexuality Education in Comics
To celebrate youth week this year, the Multicultural Sexual Health Network (MSHN) held a forum to share knowledge and tools to provide quality sexual health and healthy relationships education to young people from refugee and migrant backgrounds. We also launched our new resource, SHARE.
The role of peer education in preventing BBV and STI transmission
Raising awareness on sexually transmissible infections (STIs) and blood borne viruses (BBVs) is imperative in improving the health education of migrant and refugee communities. A way we do this is through the Peer Education program.
Multicultural Health and Support Service – Annual Report 2014 – 2015
Find out more about the activities of Multicultural Health & Support Service (MHSS), a program which works with refugees, asylum seekers, migrants and mobile populations in metropolitan Melbourne and regional Victoria to prevent new incidences and transmission of blood borne viruses (BBV) and sexually transmissible infections (STI).
Demographic data – find out more about specific communities
The following is a selection of resources that are available online. For a more comprehensive list including books and journal articles please search our library catalogue or contact Sabina Tresise, Information Services Coordinator, via phone: 03 9418 9925 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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