Hablamos Juntos: Improving Patient-Provider Communication for Latinos

The Foundation's program, Hablamos Juntos: Improving Patient-Provider Communication for Latinos, was designed to demonstrate and assess institutional interventions to provide medical interpretation and translation services for Latinos who have limited English-speaking abilities.This is a planning grant under Hablamos Juntos, a program to explore models of increasing access to medical interpretation for limited English-speaking patients, and develop explanatory signage and print materials within health care institutions. The purpose of this project is to increase the availability of medical interpreters and translation services as a step toward improving access to health care services among the Central Nebraska Latino population.

Grant Details

Amount Awarded $150,000.00

Awarded on: 9/27/2002

Time frame: 10/1/2002 - 3/31/2004

Grant Number: 46831


Central Nebraska Area Health Education Center Inc.

3180 West Highway 34
Grand Island, 68801-7279


Sarah Cunningham
Project Director