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العربية Arabic health information

Below you will find links to health information translated into Arabic. Many of the following resources are from overseas, so emergency numbers and contact details may differ. In NZ, contact your local health clinic or dial 111 in an emergency.

Choose a section below, or scroll down to browse resources:

Anaemia

  • Anaemia handout, Health Information Translations Arabic/English (pdf, 4 pages). 

Asthma

  • Asthma: Fact sheet, Health Information Translations Arabic/English (pdf, 6 pages).
  • What is asthma? HealthReach Arabic English (pdf, 4 pages, 2.2 MB)

Child birth – Pregnancy & labour

  • Epidural pain relief for labour and delivery, Health Information Translations Arabic/English (pdf, 6 pages)
  • Signs of labour, Health Information Translations Arabic/English (pdf, 4 pages)
  • Stages of labour, Health Information Translations Arabic/English (pdf, 4 pages)
  • Your recovery after a cesarean birth, Health Information Translations Arabic/English (pdf, 8 pages)
  • Your recovery after vaginal birth, Health Information Translations Arabic/English (pdf, 8 pages)

Children

  • Before school check – Information for parents and guardians, NZ Ministry of Health Arabic English (pdf, 8 pages, 1.9 MB)
  • Cold sores: Leaflet, Patient Education Institution Arabic English (pdf, 6 pages). 
  • Feeding your baby: Birth to 1 year, Refugee Health NZ Arabic (pdf, 1 page)
  • Taking care of teeth, Refugee Health NZ Arabic English (pdf, 2 pages)
  • Well child, Refugee Health NZ Arabic English (pdf, 2 pages)

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Diabetes

  • How to live healthy with diabetes, NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service, Australia Arabic/English (pdf, 52 pages). 
  • Diabetes in pregnancy: Gestational diabetes, NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service, Australia Arabic English (pdf, 2 pages)
  • Diabetes during pregnancy, Health Information Translations Arabic/English (pdf, 4 pages)
  • Diabetes Factsheet, NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service, Australia Arabic English (pdf, 19 pages, 1.7MB)
  • Diabetes: Your feet come first, NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service, Australia Arabic English (pdf, 2 pages)
  • Give your feet the care they deserve, NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service, Australia Arabic English (pdf, 2 pages)
  • Preventing diabetes, Patient Education Institute Arabic English (pdf, 7 pages)
  • So you have an ulcer? (Foot), NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service, Australia Arabic English (pdf, 2 pages)
  • Diabetes prevention, Auckland District Health Board NZ & Diabetes Projects Trust NZ Arabic English (pdf, 1 page), 2011
  • Type 2 diabetes – factsheet, Diabetes NZ Arabic English (pdf, 1 page), 2011

Health services

Heart attack/cardiovascular disease

  • Heart attack overview, Health Information Translations Arabic/English (pdf, 8 pages)
  • Heart disease: How treatments can help, NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service, Australia Arabic English (pdf, 3 pages)
  • How to keep your blood pressure healthy, NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service, Australia Arabic English (pdf, 2 pages)
  • Hypertension essentials, Patient Education Institute Arabic English (pdf, 6 pages)
  • Stroke overview, Patient Education Institute Arabic English (pdf, 7 pages)

Immunisation

  • After a child's immunisation, Refugee Health NZ Arabic English (pdf, 1 page, 1.9MB)
  • BCG vaccine: After care for parents, NZ Ministry of Health Arabic English (pdf, 2 pages)
  • Hepatitis B vaccine: What you need to know, HealthReach Arabic English (pdf, 2 pages)
  • Pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine: What you need to know, HealthReach Arabic English (pdf, 2 pages)
  • Polio vaccine, HealthReach Arabic English (pdf, 2 pages)
  • Latent tuberculosis infection, NZ Ministry of Health Arabic English (pdf, 8 pages, 1.4 MB)
  • Tuberculin skin test, NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service, Australia Arabic English (pdf, 1 page)
  • Tuberculosis: Fact sheet, Health Information Translations Arabic/English (pdf, 6 pages)

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Sun safety

  • Sunsmart, NZ Ministry of Health Arabic (pdf, 2 pages)

Men’s health

  • A user's guide: What every man needs to know, NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service, Australia Arabic English (pdf, 6 pages)
  • Prostate cancer, Health Information Translations Arabic/English (pdf, 6 pages)
  • Testicular cancer: Self exam, Health Information Translations Arabic/English (pdf, 4 pages)

Nutrition

  • Eating healthy during ramadan, Patient Education Institute Arabic English (pdf, 7 pages)
  • Healthy family food, NZ Ministry of Health Arabic English (pdf, 6 pages)
  • Vitamin D – factsheet, Refugee Health Network NZ and Auckland District Health Board NZ Arabic English (pdf, 1 page), 2012
  • Iron – factsheet, Refugee Health Network NZ and Auckland District Health Board, NZ Arabic English (pdf, 1 page), 2012
  • Calcium – factsheet, Refugee Health Network NZ and Auckland District Health Board, NZ Arabic English (pdf, 1 page), 2014

Oral health

  • Taking care of teeth, NZ Ministry of Health Arabic English (pdf, 2 pages)

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Sexual health

Contraception

  • Diaphragm: Fact sheet, NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service, Australia Arabic English (pdf, 2 pages)
  • The copper IUD: Fact sheet, NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service, Australia Arabic English(pdf, 2 pages)
  • The male condom, NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service, Australia Arabic English (pdf, 2 pages)
  • The minipill or progestogen-only pill (POP), NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service, Australia Arabic English (pdf, 2 pages)
  • The vaginal ring (NuvaRing), NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service, Australia Arabic English (pdf, 2 pages)
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Sexually transmitted infections (STIs/STDs)

  • Overview: Sexually transmitted diseases, Health Information Translations Arabic/English (pdf, 6 pages)
  • Chlamydia: Fact sheet, NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service, Australia Arabic English (pdf, 2 pages)
  • Hepatitis B: Fact sheet, NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service, Australia Arabic English (pdf, 2 pages)
  • Hepatitis C: Fact sheet, NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service, Australia Arabic English (pdf, 1 page)
  • Myths & facts about sexual health, NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service, Australia Arabic English (pdf, 2 pages)

Women’s health

  • Mammogram: Fact sheet, Health Information Translations Arabic/English (pdf, 4 pages)
  • Breast screening, National Health System (NHS), UK Arabic English (pdf, 16 pages)
  • Osteoporosis overview, Patient Education Institute Arabic English (pdf, 5 pages)
  • Vitamin D deficiency, Patient Education Institute Arabic English (pdf, 5 pages)
  • Abnormal PAP test results? Cancer Council Victoria, Australia Arabic English (pdf, 2 pages)