In Your Language – Hadassah Celebrates a Decade of Cultural Competency

In Your Language – Hadassah Celebrates a Decade of Cultural Competency

One of our first projects when we started the Cultural Competency project a decade ago, together with the Jerusalem Foundation, was to work with Hadassah in making its systems culturally competent.

Cultural Competency workshops in action

Cultural Competency workshops in action

A large component of their work was establishing a translation service for patients. This grew into the “In Your Language” project, which today provides in-person translation and interpretation from Hebrew into Arabic, Russian and Amharic, in both of Hadassah’s campuses, Mount Scopus and Ein Kerem. Here is the clip from 2011 about the project:

Recently, the Israeli Foreign Ministry recently made a short video in Arabic for its Arabic Facebook page. We just had to share this! Here’s the video:

 

Many thanks to the Jerusalem Foundation for its continued support of our cultural competency program since its establishment.

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2018-07-14T06:29:32+00:00 July 10th, 2018|Blog, Cultural Competence, Cultural Competence in Health Services|