Language has been described as medicine’s most essential technology—its principal instrument for conducting its work (Jackson, 1998). It has been observed that without language, the work of a physician and veterinarian would be nearly identical.” (M. M. Clark, 1983).Sarah Bowen, B.A., M.Sc.
Language Barriers in Access to Health Care
Health Canada, November 2001
Health en français is…
To find out, watch this video about how health and language are truly inseparable. This testimonial by Ronald Bisson was produced by the Consortium national de formation en santé (CNFS), in collaboration with the Groupe de recherche sur l’innovation et l’organisation des services de santé (GRIOSS) of the University of Moncton with funding support from Health Canada.