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VHIO Article in World Journal

February 18, 2012 Leave a comment

The World Journal came to interview VHIO and our preceptor Dr. Yu at our hep B clinic at Chinatown Public Health Center. Click here to read the article about VHIO, what we do, the importance of interpretation, and our role in hep B clinics.

Categories: Other

Spring 2012 Workshops

February 18, 2012 1 comment

Please mark your calendars for the mandatory VHIO workshops!  We will review points about health care interpretation, have language practice sessions, invite a guest speaker, and all get to know each other better.  Refreshments will be provided.  

Workshop 1 – Feb. 26
Workshop 2 – March 18
Workshop 3 – April 8

Please note that other Events have been updated as well.

February 2012 Newsletter

February 6, 2012 Leave a comment

Click here to read our February 2012 newsletter. Find out about the new volunteering opportunity for Cantonese and Korean volunteers at CEI, which is a great opportunity to work with the elderly population; an article about mammogram clinics in the Korea Times; and an alumni spotlight on Kenny See, now a medical student at UC Davis.

Categories: Newsletter

January 2012 Events

February 6, 2012 Leave a comment

Mt. Zion Hep B Clinic
Saturday January 7th, 9am-12pm
2330 Post Street at Divisadero

Chinatown Public Health Center Hep B Clinic
Saturday January 14th, 9am-12pm
1490 Mason Street at Broadway

KCHS Mammogram Clinic
Saturday January 28th

November – December 2011 Events

February 6, 2012 Leave a comment

November Events

VACCEB Hep B Presentation
Thursday November 3rd
Vietnamese outreach event

Mt. Zion Hep B Clinic
Saturday November 5th, 9am-12pm
2330 Post Street at Divisadero

SF Hep B Free Indonesian Festival
Saturday November 5th, 4-9pm
Golden Gate Park
VHIO will be sending a Cambodian interpreter and a Tagalog interpreter to provide Southeast Asian language support.

Chinatown Public Health Center Hep B Clinic
Saturday November 12th, 9am-12pm
1490 Mason Street at Broadway

Partners in D/Project Brown Bag Mission Creek Outreach
Saturday, November 12th, 9am-1pm
225 Berry St, San Francisco
1 Cantonese interpreter and 1 Mandarin interpreter needed

Walking Club
Saturday November 12th
Vietnamese outreach event

Multicultural Health and Wellness Fair
Saturday November 19th 10:30am-2pm
Regeneration Church in Oakland (238 E 15th Street)
The health fair will be at Regeneration Church at 238 E. 15th St. We will travel there as a group by bus, so please bring your student ID. Please meet at the Durant/Dana bus stop at 9:20am this Saturday morning. We will take that 1 (towards Bayfair Bart) and get off at International/2nd, arriving at about 10am. The health fair is scheduled to end at 2pm. They need help setting up for the health fair, which starts at 10:30.
Interpreters help at registration, screenings, health pac workshop, and possibly the dental workshop.

SRO-CHIP Healthy Marriage Workshop
Saturday November 19th
Women’s session: 10-12 pm, Men’s session: 1-3 pm
How VHIO can help: 1) translate & present, 2) develop & present skit, 3) help with child care center

December Events

Partners in D Housing Authority Outreach
Thursday, December 1st 5-6pm
2 Cantonese interpreters needed

Mt. Zion Hep B Clinic
Saturday December 3rd, 9am-12pm
2330 Post Street at Divisadero

SRO-CHIP Problem Gambling Workshop
Saturday December 3rd
How VHIO can help: 1) help with child care center

Chinatown Public Health Center Hep B Clinic
Saturday December 10th, 9am-12pm
1490 Mason Street at Broadway

Korea Times Article about VHIO Mammogram Clinic

February 4, 2012 1 comment

There is an article featuring VHIO in the Korea Times. It talks about VHIO’s role in the monthly mammogram clinics at the Korean Community Health Services. Click here to view the article.

Categories: Clinics / Screening

Spanish Spring 2012 Recruitment Update

February 1, 2012 Leave a comment

Thank you to all who applied to the Spanish Department! You should have received an email confirming that your application has been received, and another email notifying you about your interview time. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact us!

Categories: Applications