Language Access and Refugee Health - Minnesota Dept. of Health

Language Access

Law, policy, and practice: resources and organizations addressing the needs of refugees with limited English skills and the impact of language barriers on refugee health issues.

  • Language Access Resources
    • National Health Law Program: Resource Library
      Browse the numerous folders for seminal documents related to language access.
    • Hablamos Juntos
      Hablamos Juntos is a project funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation designed to improve communication between health care providers and Latino patients.
  • Limited English Proficiency
    Department of Health and Human Services resources on limited English proficiency, including Policy Guidance on the Title VI Prohibition Against National Origin Discrimination As It Affects Persons with Limited English Proficiency.
  • National CLAS Standards
    A description of the 15 National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services in Health and Health Care (National CLAS Standards) to guide individuals and organizations in delivering culturally competent care.
  • Upper Midwest Translators and Interpreters Association
    A chapter of the American Translators Association. UMTIA's mission is to promote quality and professionalism in the field of translating and interpreting in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, South Dakota, and North Dakota.
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