COVID related documents translated
Vaccination information related to Norfolk and Waveney supported by INTRAN:
|Covid Vaccination Information (10.5.21)||Common Covid Vaccination Concerns||Covid Thank You (28.5.21)|
|Swahili (Kiswahili)||Swahili (Kiswahili)||Swahili (Kiswahili)|
|Slovakian (Slovensky)||Slovakian (Slovensky)||Slovakian (Slovensky)|
|Romanian (Română)||Romanian (Română)||Romanian (Română)|
|Lithuanian (Lietuvis)||Lithuanian (Lietuvis)||Lithuanian (Lietuvis)|
|Portuguese (Português)||Portuguese (Português)||Portuguese (Português)|
|Latvian (Latvietis)||Latvian (Latvietis)||Latvian (Latvietis)|
|Kurdish Sorani (Kurdî)||Kurdish Sorani (Kurdî)||Kurdish Sorani (Kurdî)|
|Farsi Persian (فارسی)||Farsi Persian (فارسی)||Farsi Persian (فارسی)|
|Chinese Mandarin (中國人)||Chinese Mandarin (中國人)||Chinese Mandarin (中國人)|
|Russian (русский)||Russian (русский)||Russian (русский)|
|Polish (Jezyk Polski)|
|Arabic (Al Arabiya) العربية|
|Czech (čeština / český jazyk)|
Dr Davis Nwaka from the James Paget University Hospital explains why it is so important for people from ethnic minority backgrounds to have the vaccine.
National translated resources
The Government has released translated guidance for:
- Covid-19 Vaccination: Guide for adults
- Covid-19 Vaccination: What to expect after a vaccination
- Stay at home guidance for households with possible coronavirus infection.
- Information for protecting people defined on medical grounds as extremely vulnerable
Public Health England has published a migrant health guide on NHS entitlements available in multiple languages.
There is also translated information avaialble for all women of childbearing age, those currently pregnant or breastfeeding on the COVID-19 vaccination.
Letter and translations to help people without an NHS number access the COVID-19 vaccine and register with a GP
A letter from Dr Nikki Kanani to reassure people without an NHS number, including migrants, about their entitlement to the COVID-19 vaccine and if they wish to, how register at a GP practice has now been translated into 23 languages. Circulated to local housing, homeless and migrant teams, it explains that COVID-19 vaccines are safe and available to every adult living in the UK, free of charge without any immigration checks. The letter also stresses that people do not need to have a GP or an NHS number to get the COVID-19 vaccine and what people need to do in these circumstances.
You can access the letter and the translations online here.
NHS England and NHS Improvement (London) - Vaccine information in community languages
NHS doctors, nurses and other frontline staff in London have come forward to help reassure communities that COVID-19 vaccines are safe, effective and have been independently tested to the highest standards. NHS staff have recorded messages in some of the most commonly spoken languages – apart from English – to help ensure messages about the importance of getting a COVID-19 vaccine reach all communities.
Doctors of the World translations of NHS guidance
Doctors of the World, in collaboration with other civil society partners, are translating official government guidance on COVID-19 into over 60 languages:
- Bengali PDF translation বাংলা | Audio বাংলা
- Hindi PDF translation हिन्दी | Audio हिन्दी
- Urdu PDF translation اردو | Audio اردو
- Punjabi PDF translation ਪੰਜਾਬੀ | (Audio ਪੰਜਾਬੀ)
- Polish PDF translation Jezyk Polski | Audio Jezyk Polski
- Kiswahili PDF translation |Audio Kiswahili
- Malayalam PDF translation മലയാളം | Audio മലയാളം
- Nepali PDF translation नेपाली | Audio नेपाली
Vaccine Disinformation Videos
Vaccination information for Muslim communities
Information about the vaccination programme is available on the Muslim Council of Britain website, and from the British Islamic Medical Association. Both sites examine frequently asked questions and look at the truth behind each statement.