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The Réseau franco-santé du Sud de l'Ontario, supported by the SSF and Health Canada, enthusiastically announces the launch of the eQUITY Link platform. This initiative aims to support health, social, and community service managers in order to promote the equity of access to health services in French. With the assistance of the RSFTNL, this platform is also available in NL in both English and French:
The Francophone health care networks of Newfoundland and Labrador (RSFTNL) and Yukon (PCS) have elected to put together a business case for the importance of linguistic and cultural competence targeting translation-interpretation and navigation services as transitional solutions.
There are many solutions that range from symbolic: "Hello, Bonjour" to the ideal: a completely bilingual institution. The translation-interpretation and navigation are preferred solutions to improve the quality of care in French. However, they must be seen as transitional solutions.