Ethnic Communities Council of Queensland

Queensland Health has information on many multicultural health related topics including:

  • Impact of cultural and language on health care
  • Key issues when communicating with people from multicultural backgrounds
  • Where to get translated health information
  • Includes information on the following topics
  • Practical guide to organising translations
  • Health and Religion
  • Religious practices and health care
  • Religious restrictions and medications
  • Other useful resources
  • Languages by countries
  • World map

Translated information - The Health System in Queensland available in 17 languages

Provides an overview of the health system in Queensland.  Topics include the health system, seeing a doctor, medicines, Queensland hospitals, community health centres, dental services, allied health, staying health and preventing illness, health and support services, and, you and the health service system.  Available in colour and black and white factsheets and some available in audio (listening files). 

Queensland Health funded non-government organisations

Queensland Health also funds 19 ethno-specific and multicultural organisations under the Home and Community Care (HACC) Program.

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