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Messages for all voices [electronic resource] : integrating cultural competence and health literacy in health materials, forms, and signage /
project lead, Eunice Abaga ; research and writing, Janet Rhymes.
imprint
[Halifax, N.S.] : Nova Scotia Department of Health, 2010
description
1 electronic text (119 p.) : ill., digital file.
ISBN
9781554572656 (electronic bk.), 9781554572656 (print)
format(s)
Book
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imprint
[Halifax, N.S.] : Nova Scotia Department of Health, 2010
isbn
9781554572656 (electronic bk.)
9781554572656 (print)
restrictions
Licensed for access by U. of T. users.
contents note
1 Assessment Guide and Highlights. Assessment Guide for Culturally Competent Health Materials -- How-to Highlights: How to engage the target audience; How to consider culture; How to include language; How to create inclusive forms; How to create inclusive signs; How to include literacy and health literacy -- Our Vision of the Future -- Case Study: Canada's Food Guide.
2 Concepts and Starting Points. Concepts: Cultural Competence and Safety -- Concepts: Literacy and Health Literacy -- Considering Culture in Health Materials: Race and Ethnicity; Sex and Gender; Socio-Economic Status; Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity; Ability; Location; Age; Spirituality.
3 Practical Tools for Minimizing Barriers. Tool 1: Engaging a Diverse Audience -- Case Study: Cervical Cancer Brochure for Arabic-Speaking Women -- Case Study: Loving Care: A Population Health Approach -- Tool 2: Sample Feedback Form -- Minimizing Language Barriers -- Tool 3: Cultural Health and American Sign Language (ASL) Interpreters -- Tool 4: Translating Health Materials -- Minimizing Health Literacy Barriers -- Tool 5: Health Literacy How-to -- Tool 6: Using Clear Layout and Design -- Tool 7: Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB) Clear Print Accessibility Guidelines -- Tool 8: Alternative Formats -- Tool 9: Sharing Health Messages -- Tool 10: Creating Inclusive Forms -- Tool 11: Creating Inclusive Signs.
Appendices: Appendix 1: Cultural Competence Guidelines for the Delivery of Primary Health Care in Nova Scotia -- Appendix 2: Glossary of Terms -- Appendix 3: Ethnic Origin by District Health Authority Area (2006) -- Appendix 4: Disability Rate and Type of Disability -- Appendix 5: Biology, Physiology, Incidence, and Prevalence Among Select Groups.
general note
Cover title.
Issued as part of the Canadian Electronic Library, Documents collection, Canadian health research collection, and Canadian public policy collection.
catalogue key
8873567
technical details
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
 
Includes bibliographical references.

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