Training for accredited, unaccredited or aspiring interpreters of African background (free)

Relationships Australia, Monday, 1 February 2016

Free Training For African Communities

PEACE Multicultural Services of Relationships Australia SA is offering a learning opportunity for accredited, unaccredited or aspiring interpreters of African background.

This program will provide an opportunity for individuals to develop and enhance their interpreting skills, improve their knowledge base on appropriate health terminologies and learn how to promote meaningful practice in working within the blood borne virus sector.

Lunch will be provided and Certificates will be awarded upon completion of this training.
Places are limited and registration is essential.

Dates: Saturdays, 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30 April 2016
Time: 11.00am – 3.30pm
Venue: Relationships Australia SA
49a Orsmond Street, Hindmarsh 5007

For further information or to register for this program, please contact Laura Adzanku on 8245 8133 or on email Laura l.adzanku@rasa.org.au

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A major household survey of adults in the UK shows that, even among people who perceive themselves to be at risk of HIV infection, only 14% had recently taken an HIV test.

While people with riskier sexual behaviour and people who were aware of their vulnerability to HIV were more likely to take a test than other people, a majority in this group had never taken an HIV test.

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