Free translated health information about how to use medicines safely. 
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Be Medicinewise Week starts today! 


To celebrate NPS's Be MedicineWise week, here are some multilingual resources you might be interested in: 

All resources are hosted on the Health Translations Directory -  a portal which provides access to more than 10,000 translated health resources in over 90 languages. 
 Learn about your medicines 

Available in:  Arabic, Chinese, Croatian, Greek, Italian, Korean, Macedonian, Spanish, Vietnamese 

Diabetes Health Tracker

Available in: 
Chinese, Greek and Italian
 Questions to ask about your medicine

Available in: 
Chinese and Italian
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About Be Medicinewise Week 

Be Medicinewise Week is an annual, national awareness week that promotes the safer and wiser use of medicines. This year, Be Medicinewise Week is held 22–28 August 2016.

This year, we will be encouraging Australians to take charge of their health by being medicinewise, and raising awareness on the importance of having conversations about medicines. The campaign is encouraging people to:

About the Health Translations Directory

The Health Translations Directory is an online portal funded by the Victorian government which provides direct links to more than 10,000 multilingual health resources produced in Australia, in over 90 languages.

The directory is a fast, convenient and free way to assist you in improving the quality of service delivery to clients from culturally and lingustically diverse (CALD) backgrounds.  

All resources linked on the directory are checked for quality so you know you are accessing reliable health information. 
The Centre for Culture, Ethnicity & Health has been contracted by the Department of Health and Human Services to manage and improve the Health Translations Directory. 

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