Health Education Information in

Various Languages

Kansas is becoming a more diverse with each new group of immigrants and refugees settling in the state. It is important to provide meaningful health services that are linguistically appropriate and culturally competent. In order to support providers in serving to immigrant populations the following sources of cultural beliefs, medical issues and health education information may be helpful:

Ethnomed at http://ethnomed.org/
Healthy Roads Media at http://www.healthyroadsmedia.org/
NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service at http://www.mhcs.health.nsw.gov.au//
Refugee Health Information Network at http://www.rhin.org/
Vaccine Action Information at http://www.immunize.org/vis/
Health Information Translations at http://www.healthinfotranslations.com/
U.S. Committee for Refugee and Immigrants at http://www.refugees.org/
Medline Plus at http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/languages/languages.html
Multilingual Health Resources Exchange at http://www.health-exchange.net/