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Cultural & Language Resources

Department of Health: Office of Minority Health

Find out about the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office of Minority Health (FOMH). Along with health promotion and risk reduction issues of special concern to minority populations, FOMH also offers workshops to organizations.

Multiple Language Health Brochures

Electronic access to over 200 health education brochures in 24 different languages.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Languages

This website provides information in the seven most common languages spoken in the United States. There also are links to 15 additional languages with the respective health information documents in English.

National Institutes of Health U.S. National Library of Medicine MedlinePlus

This website provides health topics and information in languages other than English.

Cultural & Health Literacy Training

Effective communication is a critical skill for any health care provider. Communication determines whether or not a patient understands and complies with your recommendations. But what if your patient speaks a different language or comes from another culture? There are steps you can take to improve your cultural, language, and health literacy so you and your staff can better serve diverse consumers and communities. Explore free cultural and health literacy training courses now.