Cross currents (A)

Australia, 1989

TV show
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Episode of Series “Australian mosaic”.
This video examines the problems encountered by Aborigines and overseas born Australians when dealing with the health care system. Health care professionals discuss the importance of providing interpreting services, of the need for cross-cultural communication training, and the need for health services to encourage the employment of staff from a variety of cultural backgrounds. The video dramatises some of the drastic consequences of doctors and health professionals not communicating effectively with patients from other cultural backgrounds.

Credits

co-producer

Erika Jakubassa

Georgia Allen

production company

SBS-TV

Duration

00:30:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1989

Appears in

Australian mosaic

Group of items

Australian mosaic

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

38186

Language

English

Subject categories

Aboriginal Australia → Aboriginal Australians - Medical care

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Television

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Immigrants - Medical care

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Medical care - Australia

Television

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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