Multicultural Pregnancy Care Services in the ACT
The ACT Health Multicultural Health Policy Unit is responsible for supporting the continuing development and delivery of services and information that recognise and are inclusive of cultural and linguistic diversity.
For more information;
ACT Health – Multicultural Health in the ACT
ACT Health – Multicultural Women
ACT Health Directorate and Canberra Health Services offers professional and accredited interpreting and translating services through the national Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS). This is a free service.
The National Health Co-op (NHC) is a not-for-profit, member owned co-operative that provides affordable medical and healthcare services. Consistent with Medicare eligibility requirements, members enjoy unlimited access to bulk billed doctors of their choice at any NHC practice in Australia. The NHC also provides a wide range of other primary healthcare services at no or low cost to members including: psychology, diabetes education, physiotherapy, child, adolescent and aged health, and dietetics.
The National Health Co-Op in the ACT offers a number of health professionals, both male and female, specialising in women’s health and family planning. There are also a number of GP’s and specialists who speak languages other than English.
Sourced from the Raising Children Network website, Australia’s trusted parenting website.
For more parenting information visit http://raisingchildren.net.au/articles/pregnancy_multicultural_services_video.html
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