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Women and Newborn Health Library (WNHL): Multilingual Information

A guide to consumer health information in the areas of women's and newborn health.

Quick links to health information for women by language

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Auslan (Westmead Hospital) - Auslan is the language of the deaf community. Sign languages use manual communication and gestures instead of sound to express the speaker’s thoughts and meaning. 

Cue cards in community languages (Easternhealth) - Print off any one of the 11 categories you need, which are divided into: basic, instructions, family, community, descriptions, medical, objects, people, religion, time & dental and includes charts indicating days of the week, months of the year, level of pain scale.
Health translations (Victorian Government) - Provides education resources in multiple languages for health care professionals and others to use in their communities. Resources are easy to read and culturally appropriate.
Language & Country List (Queensland Government) - Provides a list of languages by countries.  
Multilingual library catalogue (Multicultural Centre for Women's Health) Multicultural Centre for Women's Health library providing access to resources in over 70 languages. 
Multilingual printable appointment card (Cancer Council Victoria) - Fill in your client/patient's and provider's details, select your preferred language, submit and print. Patients can use the card to locate and remember their next appointment more easily.
Parenting in pictures (Raising Children Network) - Provides graphic rich resources on raising children.  
Parenting information in languages other than English (Raising Children Network - Parenting information on a range of topics in a selection of languages other than English. 
Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) (The Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne) Information in other languages about a common respiratory and breathing infection in children. 
Translated fact sheets for parents and carers on child illness and overall health and well-being (The Sydney Children's Hospital) - The aim of these fact sheets to help you learn about your child’s illness and ways you can help improve their overall health and well-being. These fact sheets are for educational purposes only, please consult with your doctor or other health professional to make sure this information is right for your child.
Translated health information (NSW Government) - Provides health information in languages other than English.
Translated mental health resources (Mental Health in Multicultural Australia) - These translated resources were developed by the National Mental Health Strategy (Commonwealth Government of Australia) and Multicultural Mental Health Australia (MMHA) for use by health practitioners working with individuals and families from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

This website and the information it contains is not intended as a substitute for professional consultation with a qualified practitioner.



Arabic  عربي 

Bosnian  Bosanski

Simplified Chinese   简体中文

Chin Hakka  Chin Hakha

Croatian  Hrvatski

Dari     دری


Filipino / Tagalog Pilipino

French   Français

Greek   Ελληνικά

Hindi   हिन्दी

Indonesian   Indonesia

Italian   Italiano

Japanese   日本語

Kirundi   Ikirundi

Korean   한국어

Macedonian   Македонски

Persian / Farsi  فارسی

Polish   Polski

Portuguese   Português

Punjabi   ਪੰਜਾਬੀ

Russian   Русский

Serbian   Српски

Somali   Soomaali

Spanish   Español

Swahili   Kiswahili

Tamil     தமிழ் 

Thai   ไทย

Turkish   Türkçe

Urdu   اردر     

Vietnamese   Tiếng Việt


Search the following websites to find health information translated from English into a range of languages. Search each site by language or topic.

Use of this information is not intended to replace consultation with a qualified health professional.  The Women and Newborn Health Library makes no claims as to the accuracy, reliability or currency found on these websites. 

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