Korean health information

Below you will find links to health information translated into Korean. 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:

Acne

  • What is acne? National Institute of Arthritis & Musculoskeletal & Skin Diseases Korean English (pdf, 3 pages), 2014

Ageing

  • Making the most of your final Years, Advance Care Planning Cooperative Korean English (pdf, 2 pages)
  • Advance Care Planning – Preparing for End of Life, Advance Care Planning CooperativeKorean English (pdf, 2 pages)
  • Advance Care Planning – Guide (inc Plan), Advance Care Planning Cooperative Korean English (pdf, 40 pages)
  • Advance Care Planning – Plan, Advance Care Planning Cooperative Korean English (pdf, 6 pages)
  • Advance Care Planning – Poster, Advance Care Planning Cooperative Korean (pdf, 1 page)

Arthritis

  • What is gout? National Institute of Arthritis & Musculoskeletal & Skin Diseases Korean English (pdf, 4 pages), 2014
  • What is osteoarthritis? National Institute of Arthritis & Musculoskeletal & Skin Diseases Korean English (pdf, 4 pages, 178 KB), 2014
  • What is rheumatoid arthritis? National Institute of Arthritis & Musculoskeletal & Skin Diseases Korean English (pdf, 4 pages), 2014

Back pain

  • What is back pain? National Institute of Arthritis & Musculoskeletal & Skin Diseases Korean English (pdf, 5 pages), 2014

Cancer

  • Lung cancer: Fact sheet, Health Information Translations English/Korean (pdf, 6 pages)
  • What every Asian & Pacific Islander should know about hepatitis B & liver cancer, Medline Plus Korean English (pdf, 2 pages), 2014
  • Understanding Cancer: Questions you may wish to ask, Cancer Society NZ Korean/English (pdf, 8 pages)

Child birth

  • Nausea and vomiting during pregnancy, Health Information Translations English/Korean (pdf, 4 pages)
  • Diabetes in pregnancy – Gestational diabetes, Health Information Translations English/Korean (pdf, 4 pages)
  • Breast feeding your baby, Health Ed NZ Korean English (pdf, 4 pages)
  • Getting started breastfeeding your baby, Health Information Translations English/Korean (pdf, 14 pages)
  • Caring for your new baby at home Health Information Translations English/Korean (pdf, 8 pages)

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Children

  • Before school check – Information for parents and guardians, Health Ed NZ Korean English (pdf, 1 page, 2.3 MB)
  • Keeping an eye on your child's vision, Health Ed NZ Korean English (pdf, 1 page)
  • Keeping an eye on your child's hearing Health Ed NZ Korean English (pdf, 1 page)
  • Take care of your teeth – Pictures (many languages) Health Ed NZ (In NZ Phone 0800 TALK TEETH – 0800 825 583). (pdf, 1 page)
  • Pertussis (whooping cough), NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service, Australia Korean English (pdf, 3 pages)
  • Rotavirus infection NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service, Australia Korean English (pdf, 3 pages)

Diabetes

  • Diabetes: Fact sheet, Health Information Translations Korean/English (pdf, 6 pages)
  • 4 Steps to control your diabetes for life, Medline Plus English/Korean (pdf, 32 pages)
  • Take care of your heart. Manage your diabetes: blood glucose, blood pressure, and cholesterol, Medline Plus Korean English (pdf, 2 pages)
  • Find time to prevent diabetes, Medline Plus Korean English (pdf, 2 pages)
  • Diabetes prevention, Auckland District Health Board NZ & Diabetes Projects Trust NZ Korean English (pdf, 1 page), 2011
  • Type 2 diabetes – factsheet, Diabetes NZ Korean English (pdf, 1 page), 2011

Immunisation

  • BCG vaccine: Information for parents, Health Ed NZ Korean English (pdf, 2 pages)
  • BCG vaccine: After care for parents, Health Ed NZ Korean English (pdf, 2 pages)
  • Hepatitis A vaccine, Medline Plus Korean English (pdf, 2 pages)
  • Polio vaccine, Medline Plus Korean English (pdf, 2 pages)
  • Year 7 immunisation – School Programme, Health Ed NZ Korean 
  • The tuberculin skin test, NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service, Australia Korean English (pdf, 1 page)
  • Tuberculosis: Fact sheet, NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service, Australia Korean English (pdf, 2 pages)
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Knee pain

  • What are knee problems? National Institute of Arthritis & Musculoskeletal & Skin Diseases Korean English (pdf, 5 pages), 2014

Mental health

  • Help for anxiety problems, NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service, Australia Korean English (pdf, 2 pages)
  • How to cope with stress, NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service, Australia Korean English (pdf, 2 pages)
  • Depression during pregnancy and early parenthood, NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service, Australia Korean English (pdf, 6 pages)

Men’s health

  • What every man needs to know, NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service, Australia Korean English (pdf, 5 pages)

Nutrition

  • Fitting more fruit and vegetables into your diet, NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service, Australia Korean English (pdf, 2 pages)
  • How much meat do you really need? NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service, Australia Korean English (pdf, 2 pages)

Oral health

    • Tooth Brushing, NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service, Australia Korean English (pdf, 2 pages)
    • Lift the lip, NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service, Australia Korean English (pdf, 1 page)
    • Messages for a healthy mouth, NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service, Australia Korean English (pdf, 2 pages)

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Sexual health

Contraception

  • The copper IUD, NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service, Australia Korean English (pdf, 2 pages).
  • The male condom, NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service, Australia Korean English (pdf, 2 pages).
  • The minipill, NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service, Australia Korean English (pdf, 2 pages).
  • The vaginal ring (NuvaRing), NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service, Australia Korean English (pdf, 2 pages)
  • Contraception – Condoms &Diaphragms, NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service, Australia Korean English (pdf, 4 pages)

Sexually transmitted infections (STIs/STDs)

  • Chlamydia, NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service Korean English (pdf, 3 pages). 

Shoulder pain

  • What are shoulder problems? National Institute of Arthritis & Musculoskeletal & Skin Diseases Korean English (pdf, 5 pages), 2014

Sprains & strains

  • What are sprains and strains? National Institute of Arthritis & Musculoskeletal & Skin Diseases Korean English (pdf, 3 pages), 2014

Women’s health

  • Preparing for a healthy menopause, NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service Korean English (pdf, 2 pages), 1997. 
  • What women should know about hysterectomy, NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service Korean English (pdf, 2 pages), 2000.
  • When menopause affects relationships, NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service Korean English (pdf, 2 pages), 2000. 
  • Cervical cancer vaccine (HPV), Health Ed NZ Korean English (pdf, 6 pages, 260 KB)
  • Female exam and pap smear, Health Information Translations English/Korean (pdf, 3 pages)

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