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Asthma
Information about asthma, in several languages.
Blood
Common question about blood. Information about reasons for drawing blood and what different blood tests mean. Available in English, Somali and Spanish languages
Breastfeeding
Patient education information about breastfeeding
Cancer
Patient education materials about cancer
Communication
Pages to facilitate communication between provider and patient.
Diabetes
Patient education materials about Diabetes, in a number of languages.
Domestic Violence
Information and resources around issues of domestic violence
Emergency Preparedness
Resources and information about emergency preparedness and disaster planning.
Exercise/Physical Activity
 
Geriatrics
Patient education materials on topics relevant to older adults.
Heart
 
Hepatitis
Information for patients about the various types of Hepatitis.
HIV/AIDS
Folder containing patient education materials related to the topic of HIV/AIDS
Hypertension
Information for patients about high blood pressure.
Immunization/Vaccination
 
Medication
 
Mental Health
Folder containing patient education materials about topics related to mental health and illness
Neurological Diseases
Patient education resources about neurological conditions that involve the nervous system, including cerebral palsy, dementia, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis.
Pediatric Health
Common pediatric conditions and educational materials on topics of cough/cold, diaper rash, fever, rickets, vomiting/diarrhea, and other related topics.
Refugee Health
Folder for patient education materials around issues specific to refugee and/or immigrant health.
SARS
Folder containing patient education materials about Sudden Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)
Smoking
Information for patients about smoking and health.
Tests / Procedures / Radiology
Translated information for patients about preparing for tests and examination procedures.
Tuberculosis
Patient education materials about TB in various languages.

Browse by Language

Amharic
Listing of patient education materials in Amharic language.
Chinese
Listing of patient education materials in Chinese language.
Hmong
Listing of patient education materials in Hmong language.
Karen
Listing of patient education materials in Karen language.
Khmer
Listing of patient education materials in Khmer language.
Oromo
Listing of patient education materials in Oromo language.
Somali
Listing of patient education materials in Somali language.
Spanish
Listing of patient education materials in Spanish language.
Tigrinya
Listing of patient education materials in Tigrinya language.
Vietnamese
Listing of patient education materials in Vietnamese language.

Special Populations

Blind/Low Literacy Audio Resources
Materials from the Utah Department of Health, Office of Health Disparities

Related Websites

The following links to other websites are provided as a means of accessing information. EthnoMed does not claim to verify all information, including translations, found through links.

American Cancer Society
ACS has cancer related resources, and have created a special section featuring Asian language materials, and Spanish language materials.
Asian Pacific Islander Cancer Education Materials Tool
The APICEM Tool provides links to Contributor’s web sites containing Asian or Pacific Islander cancer education materials. The materials referenced here have been screened by the contributing organizations/programs for medical accuracy and cultural relevance.
Asian Pacific Islander Women's Health
Los Angeles District FDA Site with materials on cancer screening in a variety of languages.
Breast, Cervical and Colon Health Program - Seattle & King County
The Breast, Cervical & Colon Health Program (BCCHP), funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)and Washington state, provides free breast and cervical cancer screening for low-income women. Factsheets, brochures, videos about breast cancer screening, colonoscopy and fecal occult blood test (FOBT) in a number of languages (English, Chinese, Cambodian/Khmer, Korean, Russian, Spanish, Tagalog, Vietnamese) and cervical cancer prevention materials in English, Spanish and Vietnamese produced by the Breast, Cervical and Colon Health Program at Public Health-Seattle & King County.
ECHO Minnesota - Emergency & Community Health Outreach
Website of ECHO Minnesota Collaborative c/o Association of Minnesota Counties. ECHO provides health and safety information in multiple languages and mediums by fax, phone, on television and on the web during emergency and non-emergency times to people with limited English language skills. Select a topic, and then click the language at the right to view the video in that language. All videos available in: English, Khmer, Somali, Vietnamese, Lao, Spanish, Hmong. Some resources available in these other languages: Amharic, Arabic, Karen, Oromo, Russian
Emergency and Earthquake Planning videos
Seattle Channel presents videos about what every citizen should know and how to equip and safeguard your home for an Emergency. The Personal and Family Preparedness video has been created to help Seattle residents prepare for disasters, available in the following languages: Amharic, Cambodian (Khmer), Cantonese, Oromo, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, Tigrinya, Vietnamese.
Health Information Translations
Health Information Translations is a collaborative initiative to improve health education for limited English proficiency patients, by leveraging the combined skills and experience of 3 of Central Ohio's largest health care organizations in the production of translated patient education materials.
Health Online: University of Washington Medical Center/UW Medicine Patient and Family Education translated handouts
are newly open to the public. You can choose to see the list of handouts sorted by language or by alphabetical English title. Click on the language version specifically. When it comes up, you will find that the English of the piece is the second half of each document on HOL. This was arranged so that the doctor or nurse always hands the patient both language versions at the same time.
Healthy Roads Media
This site contains free health education materials on a wide range of topics in a number of languages and a variety of formats. They are being developed to study the value of these formats in providing health information for diverse populations in a variety of settings. Materials are developed with attention paid to the issues of literacy, health-literacy, illness, aging, disability and language.
Hepatitis B Coalition of Washington (HBCW)
Formerly known as the WA State Asian Pacific Islander (API) Hepatitis B Task Force, HBCW has worked to bring hepatitis B awareness and education to the API community since 1997, and has since expanded work to other populations from high risk regions. Work includes exploration into culturally appropriate and effective strategies to reaching the families and household members of positive individuals, and promoting understanding of the liver disease, including testing, immunizations, and treatment for hepatitis B. HBCW is a network of health care professionals and community volunteers, health departments, community clinics, and nonprofit organizations. Click on Resources for education materials in many languages.
Hmong Health Website
This comprehensive website posts original content and links to outside sources of bilingual health information (Hmong and English). Categories of dozens of health conditions and topics include family health, healthy living, traditional healing, talking with health providers, and more.
MedlinePlus - Health Information in Multiple Languages
Links to find health information in languages other than English, provided on the National Library of Medicine consumer health information website. Includes quality guidelines for how they select the links on these pages. Browse information in multiple languages and by health topic.
Multicultural Health Communication
An Australian-based site with aim to facilitate the communication of information about health issues and services to people of non-English speaking backgrounds.
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