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Health Programs Available in Six Languages

Three Emergency and Community Health Outreach (ECHO) television programs on health issues are now available:

  • Understand Asthma (Asthma and Respiratory Diseases)
  • Get Fit, Eat Smart and Be Well! (Nutrition and Exercise)
  • Put an End to Hidden Diabetes (Diabetes Prevention and Management)

The 20-minute programs aired on public television in 2006-07 and are designed for people with limited English proficiency.  Each program includes a story from as well as a question and answer period with local health experts.

The programs are available on DVD in either:

  • Hmong
  • Khmer
  • Lao
  • Somali
  • Spanish
  • Vietnamese

All programs are subtitled in English.  Put an End to Hidden Diabetes also appears in English on each DVD. 

To use the programs to educate and stimulate discussion in your community, school, health clinic or church, a discussion guide is available with each order.  Preview the programs or their scripts at the ECHO website:

Order your FREE copies today while supplies last

Click here to order or contact Tricia Sandberg at 651-201-5435 or  Specify the number of DVD’s in each language that you wish to receive.

Download or view the discussion guide [PDF/5 pages/221Kb].

Click here for a list of links to additional health resources in a variety of languages. [PDF/4 pages/100Kb]

Have you viewed the programs and would like to provide feedback?  Please complete the feedback form. It is available to fill out online, or download and fax it in. [PDF/1 page/54Kb]

This offer is brought to you by ECHO Minnesota, Steps to a Healthier St. Paul and the Minnesota Department of Health.  Copies of the DVDs are possible through funding from the CDC Diabetes Primary Prevention Cooperative Agreement with the Minnesota Diabetes Program at the Minnesota Department of Health.

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