This edition includes a new publication undertaken by RASNZ, culturally appropriate training offered by RASNZ, a list of general practice services available for former refugee and asylum seekers, and other news.
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eCALD® has launched a set of guidelines and training for interpreters since 2nd April 2020. The following guidelines and practical skills training provide understanding and knowledge on how to interpret effectively when interacting remotely with health practitioners and clients.
eCALD® has rolled out a set of guidelines and training for practitioners on 27th March 2020. The following guidelines and training provide essential knowledge and practical skills on how to provide effective remote services to non-English speaking clients when engaging a remote interpreter over the telephone or video conferencing.
The Parent and Family Resource Centre (trading as Disability Connect) is delighted to announce the Chinese Families Autism Support Group meeting in March.
Our sincere appreciation to our amazing presenter from India, Chittaranjan Andrade M.D., for his generosity to take time out of his busy schedule to come to New Zealand to share with us his expertise in clinical psychopharmacology and his extensive research in this area, which have won him numerous international and national awards.
Human beings have so many ways to express themselves.
Mandarin and English languages are the most-spoken languages in the world. There are more than 7,000 regularly spoken vernaculars in the world.
Refugee Resettlement in New Zealand – Future Horizons
The Auckland Regional Public Health Services (ARPHS) have published Coronavirus (COVID-19) translated resources on their website for sharing with Asian and ethnic communities.
Overcoming barriers to Asian health
The Palliative Outcomes Initiative (POI) Community of Care – Auckland’s Specialist Hospices is an Auckland wide approach to primary palliative care. The project team has been producing resources on palliative care in multiple languages for access by primary health sector including general practices and aged residential facilities.
The New Zealand government announced in September 2018 an increase in the annual refugee quota to 1,500 from July 2020. As a result of this quota increase, the delivery of government funded health services for quota refugees will change from July 2020.
This Atlas is produced by the University of Waikato as part of a broader research programme looking at the changing composition of New Zealand's population: Capturing the Diversity Dividend of Aotearoa/New Zealand (CaDDANZ).
Before we end the year, we are pleased to announce that we will be kicking off 2020 with a special event with Dr Chittaranjan Andrade M.D. an international speaker hosted by eCALD® Services and sponsored by Janssen Pharmaceutical