The Centre for Migrant and Refugee Health requires more audio messages to improve risk communication, combat fear and anxiety during the COVID-19 pandemic

The Centre for Migrant and Refugee Health, and the Society of South Sudanese Professionals in Australia call for COVID-19 vaccine information to be translated into more languages. They say people are missing out on crucial information, and it could prevent them from getting vaccinated. The leaders were interviewed on April 13th, 2021, through Channel 9.

COVID-19 Vaccine Acceptance Slowly increasing in CALD Communities: The Benefits of Building Trust and Confidence

While the challenges of COVID-19 are widespread across Victoria and Australia, our goal at the Centre for Migrant and Refugee Health (CMRH) has been building trust, confidence, and resilience with the Victorian Multicultural Populations. We aim to be part of the solution to overcome the COVID-19 pandemic through the acceptance of COVID-19 vaccines. Negative perceptions…

Understanding Cancer: Prevention, Screening & Treatment

The PeterMac Cancer Centre, in partnership with the Centre for Migrant and Refugee Health and Sudanese Mothers Coalition in Victoria, is running a forum on understanding cancer, prevention, screening, and treatment. Health literacy and cancer communication impaired communication between patients and healthcare professional. It is crucial to provide knowledge and understanding for the community members…

COVID-19 Information Session: COVID-19 Vaccine and Updates for Syriac Seniors Parenting group

In partnership and collaboration with Foundation House, the Centre for Migrant and Refugee Health delivered a COVID-19 information session for the Syriac Senior Parenting group age 50years and above. The information delivery on the COVID-19 pandemic now is vital for multicultural communities from migrant and refugee backgrounds. There is a lot of misinformation and disinformation…

The Hesitancy around COVID-19 Vaccine: Debunking misinformation and disinformation

In the age of the internet, it is worse than we imagined a lot of misinformation regarding COVID-19 and its vaccine. The misinformation has been in the spotlight, especially most of the comments picked up from the organised groups, politicians, community, religious and cultural leaders. The speculative words and commentaries have greatly amplified the rate…