Translated Resources

Translated Resources

(Listed in alphabetical order)

Ageing Well

Speak my Language provides translated resources and carer’s guides to help client’s understand the Aged Care system.

My Aged Care

Dementia Australia – Information in other languages

Allergy & Anaphylaxis

English and Arabic

Appointments

Translated Appointment Reminder Tool – NSW Refugee Health Service

Asthma

Asthma Australia has – 10 ways to live well with asthma and Asthma: What your doctor needs to know.  (Arabic, Burmese, Dinka, Dari and Nepali)

Breast Health

BSQ and Metro North HHS – ‘Your Guide to Breast Health’. Download English version here.
Short versions have been translated here:

Bowel Screening

Translated brochures and videos

Child Development
Maternal and Child Health (Victoria) – Key Ages and Stages incl. Kids Talk poster, Play Learn Grow and Healthy eating.

Consent
Metro South Health – videos in multiple languages about informed consent so that patients clearly understand the health problem and agree to what the health worker is going to do. View the videos here.

Diabetes
Diabetes NSW & ACT  – A series of books containing comprehensive, yet easy-to-understand information about diabetes – available in 20 languages here.

Ethno Med – Pictorial presentations with bilingual voice overs:

  • How Foods Affect Blood Sugar (Ethiopian and Eritrean Patients)
  • How Foods Affect Blood Sugar (Iraqi and Syrian Patients)
  • How Foods Affect Blood Sugar (For Somali Patients)
    Download them all here

Disability
Amparo Advocacy have developed factsheets about the National Disability Insurance Scheme, translated into 33 languages

Centre for Culture, Ethnicity and Health – Disability Services Glossary in Arabic and Disability Services Glossary in Vietnamese

General Health
Community Health Hub – H
ealth information in spoken languagues in Arabic, Swahili, French, Somali, Dinka, Kinyarawanda and Kirundi with an English script.

Glossary of terms – seeing a Doctor, Specialist or health professional

Arabic (PDF file)
Assyrian (PDF file)
Dari (PDF file)
Farsi (Persian) (PDF file)
Karen (PDF file)
Khmer (Cambodian) (PDF file)
Vietnamese (PDF file)

Heart
National Heart Foundation provides information in English and Arabic about Warning signs Action plan, Warnings signs fact sheet, Healthy heart habits, Heart healthy tips

Hepatitis

Translated resources and videos about hepatitis testing, healthy eating and living with Hepatitis available HERE.

My Guide to Chronic Hepatitis B – Chinese, Vietnamese, Arabic, English and other languages available here.

Incontinence

Continence Foundation of Australia (multiple languages)

Medication

Easidose – A prescribing aid addressing language and literacy barriers using colour coding for medications, and picture based instructions for dose, frequency, duration and special conditions..

Mental Health
Queensland Health – translated fact sheets about the Mental Health Act.

Transcultural Mental Health Centre (NSW)  – Translated Consumer Medication Brochures

Nutrition & Hygiene

Pictorial and translated resources here.

Oral Health
Metro South Health – translated pictorial information sheets.

Queensland Health – Oral Health – translated brochure ‘How to keep your teeth healthy’

Rights and responsibilities
UNSW have developed fact sheet and videos in multiple languages about Human rights for people in Australia

Tuberculosis

Qld Health have translated information into multiple languages here.

Vitamin D deficiency
NSW Fact sheet includes information on who is at risk, how a vitamin D deficiency is diagnosed and treated. Available in multiple languages here. 

Women’s Health

Family Safety Pack – information on Australia’s laws regarding domestic and family violence, sexual assault and forced marriage, and a woman’s right to be safe.

Female Circumcision booklet for communities

 

Health Check Information

Other translated health resource websites

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