Do you know there’s a great New Zealand website full of free information to help you and the people you care about stay well, and even better, it now contains NZSL translations!
HealthEd, which is run by the Health Promotion Agency and the Ministry of Health, has a large range of resources on various health topics; some of which are now available in New Zealand Sign Language, such as:
Immunise your child on time explains the benefits of immunising your children against disease. View in NZSL!
Ageing Well – is information about health issues relating to how the body changes as we get older, and some tips for making this easier. View in NZSL!
BreastScreen – explains the process of screening for breast cancer, how it works and what to do. View in NZSL!
Time to Quit – if you smoke and want to quit then this resource is for you! It contains all the facts you need to know about smoking and how to get support to quit for good. View in NZSL!
Prostate Cancer – there are two separate resources explaining what prostate cancer is, what symptoms to looks for so you can catch it early, and what the treatments can be. View in NZSL – quick guide or View in NZSL – more information.
Tattoos and piercings – if you’re thinking about getting a tattoo or a body piercing then this is important information about how to make sure the process is safe and healthy and what you want to do. View in NZSL!
The HealthEd website includes a welcome video in NZSL explaining how to find the NZSL resources. Just look for the NZSL symbol to find out more.
HealthEd is the place to find NZSL information to help you and those you care about to stay well!