Telelphone interpreting service in Amharic - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Michal
    • 07.02.13 | 10:48 (IST)

    A professional medical telephone interpreting service for Amharic-speaking patients and their care providers has been working since 2007. The service is provided by Tene Briut, an association for promotion of health in the Ethiopian-Israeli community. HMOs should definately use it more, and encourage patients to ask for it, just like similar services in the US, Australia and other countries.

    from the article: 'Ethiopians like injections': Stereotypes, language barriers and a failure of care
    First published 17:17 03.02.13 | Last updated 17:17 03.02.13
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