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  • This website contains an extensive listing of health resources in multiple languages. This website is a collaboration of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Consumer Outreach Librarians.
  • This website contains patient education materials available in a variety of different languages. EthnoMed is a joint project of University of Washington Health Sciences Library and the Harborview Medical Center's Community House Calls Program.
  • The BC HealthFiles are easy-to-understand fact sheets on health and safety topics such as: common illnesses, environmental health concerns, problems with pests, and health and safety tips. Some topics are available in other languages: Chinese, Farsi, Punjab, Spanish, French and Vietnamese.
  • The United States National Library of Medicine, Specialized Information Services, maintains a lsiting of health resources in many languages.
  • The Massachusetts Health Promotion Clearinghouse provides free health promotion materials for a range of health topics in a variety of languages.Some of the information is specific to Massachusetts.
  • An extensive source for multi-cultural resources, this website contains information for cultural competency, health literacy, law, policy, and standards, organizations and portals, etc.
  • Electronic access to over 200 health education brochures in 24 different languages. This is a project of the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, in partnership with the Utah Department of Health, the Immunization Action Coalition, AAPCHO, and many others to improve access to health materials in multiple languages. Languages covered include:Arabic, Armenian, Cambodian, Chinese, Croatian, Farsi, French, German, Haitian Creole, Hmong, Japanese, Korean, Laotian, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Samoan, Serbo - Croatian, Somali, Tagalog, Thai, Tongan and Vietnamese