Without appropriate support, it’s more likely people will break COVID restrictions, for example go to work, or gather in family groups for support.
Our research shows we are still missing clear and consistent communication about COVID vaccines all Australians can understand and act on.
Our new research found gaps in COVID information available to culturally and linguistically diverse communities. But there are ways we can improve — because community ownership is crucial.
By working together with culturally and linguistically diverse groups, health services can position themselves to deliver culturally responsive care to our multicultural population.
Interpreters are essential in providing ethical and high quality health care to Australia’s culturally and linguistically diverse population.