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February 8, 2022
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The Active Offer of Health Services to Francophones in NL

Original Presentation Date: February 8, 2022

Francophones from official language minority communities face many language barriers that negatively impact accessibility, safety, and the quality of health services they receive. In Newfoundland and Labrador, the Francophone and Acadian community faces such challenges, including a significant lack of French language health services and bilingual healthcare professionals. This presentation will provide you with a better understanding the Francophone community and the risks of language barriers, as well as practical tips and tricks to help your Francophone patients, even if you cannot speak the language.


Jacqueline Higgins, Director, NL Francophone Health Network

If you have any questions, please contact Jennifer Lynch at 709-753-6075 or [email protected].

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