Georgia has the second fastest-growing Asian American and Pacific Islander population in the United States. The Atlanta area is home to large and vibrant communities with a diverse population of refugees and immigrants from many countries, including Bhutan, Burma, Cambodia, China, India, Korea, Laos, and Vietnam.
APIAHF coordinated the translation of (Chinese, Chamorro, Chuukese, Japanese, Korean, Marshallese, Samoan, Thai, Tongan, and Vietnamese) the Are You Ready fact sheet from the American Public Health Association to help our communities prepare themselves, for H1N1 pandemic flu. Share them with those you care about or pass them out in your community!
APIAHF Health Brain Trust on Data & Research: Utilize Data from Local Evaluation, Gayle Tang, MSN, RN Director, National Linguistic & Cultural Programs
Our intended audience for this report includes community- based organizations, coalitions, policy makers and government officials working to understand and address language issues in California. We hope this analysis raises awareness and informs policy making and long-term planning to meet the needs of this population.
This document lists selected bibliography and abstracts (75 articles, 56 abstracts) that examined how good quality interpretive services can save money for patients, hospitals, medical professionals, and state and federal governments. This document was produced for the Medi-Cal Language Access Services Taskforce, California 2008.