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Multilingual Resources

The Centre for Genetics Education has been involved in the production of several resources that have been translated in to a variety of languages. Please click on the resources below to download the language/s you require which are available from the NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service.

Prenatal Testing - Special tests for your baby during pregnancy
Arabic, Chinese, English, Farsi (Persian), Japanese, Korean, Thai, Vietnamese

How can Genetic Counselling Help?
Arabic, Chinese, Croatian, English, Italian, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Thai, Turkish, Vietnamese

Websites

Many websites provide translated information about general health issues and specific genetic conditions. The websites listed below are just some of the ones we have come across. Please let us know if you have any other useful websites to suggest for inclusion on this page.

The Centre for Genetics Education does not have any input or control over the content of the websites listed below. Referrals to these websites and the description of their content by The Centre for Genetics Education are based on current listings. The Centre assumes no responsibility for the type, amount or quality of assistance, support or information service provided by other agencies or organisations.

Website Address Description Languages
http://www.mhcs.health.nsw.gov.au/

This is a directory where you can search for general and specific health information

Various
http://www.healthtranslations.vic.gov.au/

This is a health translations directory where you can search for general and specific health information

Various
http://www.rwh.org.au/wellwomens/whic.cfm?doc_id=2422

This site contains many fact sheets about women’s health issues. It includes amniocentesis and CVS.

Various
http://www.rarechromo.org/forum/DisordersLeaflets.asp Unique is a source of information about rare chromosome conditions and testing
Various

http://www.werathah.com/

This website provides information about human genetics

Arabic
http://www.werathah.com/synd.htm

This website provides information on a number of genetic conditions

Arabic
http://www.umm.edu/medref/

This website provides a medical encyclopaedia with descriptions of medical terms and some prenatal tests and genetic conditions

English and Spanish
http://www.enfermedades-raras.org

This website provides information on many conditions

Spanish
www.geneticsmadeeasy.com This website provides information and animations about human genetics

Available in English, Spanish, Catalan and Chinese

http://www.kabukisyndrome.com This website provides information about Kabuki syndrome Spanish, Italian, Portuguese and Dutch
http://www.kumc.edu/gec/support/spanish.html

This site lists many support group and information pages for genetic conditions

Spanish
Last updated: Jan 13, 2014