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Consumer Health Education Brochures in Korean, Vietnamese, and Chinese

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When we say that the Office of Minority Health Resource Center is here to serve you, we mean it! We are here to answer your calls (1-800-444-6472), e-mails (info@minorityhealth.hhs.gov), and letters.

Sample Request Received by an OMHRC Information Specialist

Question

Hello,

I am looking for consumer health education brochures in Korean, Vietnamese and Chinese, could you help me locate a few resources?

Thank you.

Answer

Hello,

Thank you for contacting the OMHRC. In response to your request for consumer health education brochures in Korean, Vietnamese, and Chinese, I have listed several resources below. Each organization provides free publications on many health issues. If you look up each location by the language, you can choose from various health topics, and download the .pdf document.

If you find that a particular health topic is not available, please contact us again, and we can search further.

  1. Health Disparities Affecting Minorities: Asian Americans
    This is in English, but summarizes health disparity statistics and data related to Asian Americans. Also, see the Asian American Profile on our website.


  2. This location on our OMHRC website has some selected brochures in Asian languages, which you can download.


  3. The 24 Languages Project Exit Disclaimer
    Electronic access to over 200 health education brochures in 24 different languages. This is a project of the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, Exit Disclaimer in partnership with the Utah Department of Health, Exit Disclaimer the Immunization Action Coalition, Exit Disclaimer AAPCHO, Exit Disclaimer and many others to improve access to health materials in multiple languages.


  4. The Ethnomed Project, Exit Disclaimer sponsored by the University of Washington, has consumer health materials in Vietnamese and Chinese


  5. SPIRAL: Selected Patient Information Resources in Asian Languages Exit Disclaimer is a joint initiative of the South Cove Community Health Center Exit Disclaimer and Tufts University Hirsh Health Sciences Library Exit Disclaimer is supported by a grant from the New England Region of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, and provides consumer information in the languages of the community served, specifically Chinese, Cambodian, Vietnamese and Laotian.


  6. American Cancer Society Exit Disclaimer
    The Asian and Pacific Islander Cancer Education Material (APICEM) Web portal. This catalog of information about cancer is made possible by cooperation from The American Cancer Society (ACS) and the Asian American Network for Cancer Awareness, Research, and Training (AANCART).


  7. Brochures in Korean and Chinese. Health Information Translations, Exit Disclaimer is a collaborative initiative from 3 Ohio healthcare organizations, to improve health education for limited English proficiency patients.


  8. A few National Cancer Institute brochures on breast cancer, in Vietnamese and Chinese.


  9. This is from Australia, but it is very thorough, for all 3 languages. NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service Exit Disclaimer (Multicultural Communication) provides information and services to assist health professionals to communicate with non English speaking communities throughout New South Wales. The NSW Department of Health Exit Disclaimer funds the Service, and endorses the multilingual health information published on the website. There are over 450 publications on health in a wide range of languages and new publications are added regularly.


  10. Other resources include:


You will need Adobe Acrobat® Reader™ to view PDF files located on this site. If you do not already have Adobe Acrobat® Reader™, you can download here for free. Exit Disclaimer



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