Transmission: Creative Health Promotion building Hepatitis C Awareness
Transmission is a creative partnership between culturally diverse young people, Vietnamese Australian prisoners, artists, community organisations and government. Its purpose is to increase understanding of hepatitis C by developing culturally and age appropriate health promotion products, including films accessible here.
Each film has been developed for a specific target group and its content and ideas have been shaped by members of these groups. Community artists, musicians and animators have contributed to each film.
Overview of the films
You Don’t Wanna Mess With Me (4 min)
MC Hep C lets you in on his plans to get into your bloodstream and what he’s going to do when he gets there. This street art inspired animation takes you on a journey inside and outside the human body. Using a hip hop song written and performed by young men in custody, it presents key information about hepatitis C.
Together We Are Strong (6 min)
Made for prisoners by prisoners, this animated film travels from a remote Vietnamese village to the streets of Melbourne, into prison and out again. It combines vital health information with an evocative representation of Vietnamese culture.
Tattoo (2 min)
Every tattoo tells a tale in this short film created by culturally diverse young people living in public housing in inner city Melbourne.
LaLa Land (2 min)
Four young women are yanked out of ‘LaLa Land’ into the real world to learn the facts about hepatitis C transmission.
Building on the work of CEHs Multicultural Health & Support Services (MHSS) to develop partnerships and facilitate involvement among the Indian community
CEH is helping Interpreters to understand the complexities and distinct terminology of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) in order to perform their role in an informed and accurate manner.
Since 2018 we’ve trained over 1000 interpreters in Victoria with the support of the National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters (NAATI). This 2 hour workshop is offered as a ‘basic’ or ‘advanced’ version, and attracts 10 Professional Development points from NAATI.
More than 200,000 people in Australia are living with hepatitis B. Because the infection often has no symptoms until serious liver disease develops, only about 60% of people who are living with the virus are aware that they have been infected with hepatitis B.
HIV continues to be a major global public health issue with approximately 37.9 million people living with HIV globally.
Among the people born overseas in Australia, the highest HIV rates in 2017 were amongst people born in Southeast Asia, the Americas (North, Central and South America) and Sub Saharan Africa.
Let us inform you about our EVENTS & NEWS?