Patient Education

Patient Education

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  • Healthfinder
    This site can lead you to several resources for working with non-English speakers.  Some examples are: Spanish language materials from the FDA; materials for Asian Americans from the National Library of Medicine and the NIH; breastfeeding information from La Leche League; and other sources of health information.
  • Ethnomed - numerous patient education materials available in a variety of different languages
    • Courtesy phrases for healthcare providers offers commonly needed phrases such as: Hello, I am Dr. ____; You are in ___ hospital; We are here to help you; An interpreter has been called, etc. in the following languages: Chinese, Russian, Amharic, Oromo, Vietnamese, Spanish, Somali, Tigrigna, Khmer
  • Asian Language pamphlets on Nutrition and Physical Activity (temporarily offline as of October 21, 2015)
  • Health Translations Directory - Health Translations enables health practitioners and those working culturally and linguistically diverse communities to easily find translated health information.
  • Centers for Disease Control
    As CDC now offers more content in a variety of languages, information is available directly on the English language page for each topic.  To know if a specific page has additional language options, please look to the top right corner of the page where the available language options will be indicated.