A set of questions and answers for medical communication with a foreigner

Bilingual communication patient cards to help facilitate communication between Czech healthcare professionals and their foreign patients. The cards are available in nine language versions and are thematically divided into five areas. Each card contains a set of questions in the Czech language, translation into a foreign language, and phonetic transcription of pronunciation in that language.


Target group(s): Foreigners – medical professionals

Website: www.mzcr.cz/dokumenty/komunikacni-karty-pro-pacienty-cizince-a-zdravotniky_11725_1.html


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Type of product

x Paper-based material       

x Online resource

Brief description of the product / outcome / method

Great tool for communication between patients and doctors or heath staff. Page include all information about healthcare in the Czech Republic

Impact on target groups / Transferability potential

Heath prevention. Prevention of misunderstandings in healthcare.

Is easy adaptable because exist in 10 languages.

Promoter of the initiative

Name of organization / individual: Ministry of Health of the Czech Republic

Country: Czech Republic

Website: www.mzcr.cz

Contacts: Ministry of Health of the Czech Republic Palackého náměstí 4 128 01 Praha 2 Tel: (+420) 22497 1111 E-mail: posta@mzcr.cz

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