Our Projectscentre for culture, ethnicity & health
Here is a short list of current and past projects that we have undertaken.
CEH has been researching what approaches agencies are taking, or considering, to improve access to, and quality of, health and human services to migrants and refugees in Victoria. To access the sector consultation findings or to find out in greater detail, contact us at email@example.com
Funded by the Victorian Department of Families, Fairness and Housing, this project oversaw the development of media messages in plain language and community languages for African women in the City of Yarra. The messages covered different issues related to their health & wellbeing.
A collaboration with a group of young African people in Fitzroy and Richmond, this VicHealth-funded project was a spectacular success and helped raise awareness about the negative impact of alcohol abuse among the youth. After an incredible year-long journey, the project concluded in May 2023.
Drop the Jargon is an ongoing initiative that brings attention to the language used by workers in the health and human services sector that is often not understood by their clients. It is a day for professionals in Australian health, community services and local government to use plain language which can improve health outcomes.
Health Translations is an online library which enables health practitioners and those working with culturally and linguistically diverse communities to easily find free translated health information. It features over 28,000 multilingual resources making it one of the largest resource libraries of its kind.
Communicating complex health information can be challenging for patients and staff. In 2018, in collaboration with Victorian hospitals, CEH produced a best practice resource for practitioners to use when producing patient health information, including translated Emergency Department messages.
A wealth of tools, tips and resources to help you find professionals and service providers operating in the NDIS and offer services to CALD communities and groups. The directory also provides information about Bilingual Services and popular mainstream media that caters to CALD communities in their language.