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Posts Tagged: bilingual health educators

Our bilingual health educator receives prestigious Heart Foundation award

Last night members of MCWH were privileged to attend the Second Heart Foundation Awards Dinner in Melbourne, to celebrate the outstanding acheivements of one of our bilingual health educators. Elizabeth Mazeyko is one of only three recipients of the prestigious President’s Award, recognising her passion and inspirational work as a Spanish speaking health educator for …

Bilingual education about palliative care is opening doors to better health

MCWH has played a key role in raising awareness across Victoria about the benefits of Palliative Care, through the Culturally Responsive Palliative Care Community Education project, in partnership with Palliative Care Victoria and the Ethnic Communities Council of Victoria. For the past few months Bilingual Health Educators have been visiting community groups to deliver information in Turkish, Mandarin, …

Research Project: Contraceptive Technologies and Reproductive Choice Among Immigrant Women

  Last week researchers from Monash University conducted an interview training workshop with a group of MCWH bilingual health educators.  Our bilingual health educators were trained to conduct research interviews for the Contraceptive Technologies and Reproductive Choice Among Immigrant Women Project.  The research will identify how immigrant and refugee women access information and advice about contraceptives; their use of …

Southern Cross Care puts their worker’s wellbeing first

Yesterday MCWH met with Ian Barton, Deputy CEO of Southern Cross Care Vic, which provides Aged Care services across Victoria. We celebrated the start of a wonderful collaborative program to develop women’s health mentors among the Southern Cross Care aged care staff. A select group of 12 staff members from migrant background will be supported …