Brochures & Publications

The following brochures and publications are available from Asian Health Services

Asian Health Services brochure

Asian Health Services provides a range of services and programmes for Asian patients, families, community members, secondary and primary healthcare professionals

The brochure is available in Hindi version as well

Asian Mental Health Service brochure

Asian Mental Health Service (AMHS) provides culturally appropriate support for Asian service users to improve access to mental health services.

Asian Patient Support Service brochure

Asian Patient Support Service (APSS) is part of Waitemata DHB’s Asian Health Services. We provide support to Asian patients referred by North Shore Hospital and Waitakere Hospital services.

Primary Health Interpreting brochure

Primary Health Interpreting is provided by WATIS Interpreting Service for primary healthcare services in the Waitemata DHB district. The service is funded by the Ministry of Health via the Northern Regional Alliance Ltd.

WATIS Interpreting Service brochure

WATIS Interpreting Service is managed by Asian Health Services to provide interpreting services for Waitemata DHB's hospital and community based services

Asian Health Services (AHS)

Asian Health Services (AHS) is a unique Asian ethnic specialised service across 20 DHBs in Aotearoa New Zealand and currently managed by Waitematā DHB.

Asian Health Line (AHL)

Asian Health Line (AHL) 0800 88 88 30 provides free information on Health and Disability services in New Zealand. AHL can assist with GP enrolment, national screening services, immunization and Smoke free and CADS information etc. The AHL information is available in English, Chinese, Korean, Hindi, Japanese, Tagalog, Thai, Vietnamese, and Indonesian.

CADS-Safe Sober Care for Babies and Children

CADS-Safe Sober Care for Babies and Children information provides guidance on how to create a safe environment for infants and children.

This is done by having caregivers who are committed to meeting the needs of children in their care.

This information is available in English, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Korean, Hindi, Japanese, and Tagalog.

Your Emotional Wellbeing And Beyond

Waitematā DHB Asian Health Services (AHS) is introducing a pilot project ‘Healthy Mother Healthy Future (HMHF) - Asian Perinatal Wellbeing Project 2022’. This project is supported by the Ministry of Health (MoH) with the goal of supporting the emotional wellbeing of pregnant Asian women, and mothers with infants by improving their accessibility to relevant services and information.

“Your Emotional Wellbeing and Beyond” booklet was developed by the maternity service (WDHB) to support pregnant women and mothers and it was translated with clinical & cultural reviews by Asian Mental Health Service, Asian Patient Support Service and WATIS (Waitemata Translation & Interpreting service) as well as Asian/ethnic consumer reviews.

The wonderful booklet is now available in multiple languages - English, Simplified 中文, Traditional 中文, 한국어 , Hindi, Tagalog, Pashtu, Urdu, Japanese, Thai, Arabic, Indonesian, Vietnamese, Burmese.

Healthy Mother Healthy Future (HMHF) – Videos in Mandarin

Te Whatu Ora Health New Zealand Waitematā has been delivering a programme 'Healthy Mother Healthy Future (HMHF) - Asian Perinatal Wellbeing Project' which is supported by the Ministry of Health (MoH) to provide very comprehensive info & support to Asian pregnant women and mothers with infants by improving their accessibility to relevant services for their emotional wellbeing.

As many as one-in-five women experience anxiety, depression or both at some stage during their pregnancy or after the baby is born. One-in-ten partners also experience similar emotional distress. Please join us in a workshop or other activities and learn some useful tips on self-care and stress-management during these challenging times.

Please click on the videos below to learn more about the HMHF Asian Perinatal Wellbeing Programme and maternal mental health information in Mandarin.

Healthy Mother Healthy Future - Video 1

Healthy Mother Healthy Future - Video 2

Growing Stronger Together

Growing Stronger Together is a fun activity book for children aged 5-12 years old.

The book is aimed at children whose parents are either physically or mentally ill and is designed to help children understand illness.

Growing Stronger Together is available in English, Te Reo Maori, 中文, 한국어, Hindi and Japanese

For more info, click here

TeleHealth Information

TeleHealth is a platform for online appointments with health professionals through video call (e.g. Zoom).

TeleHealth appointment information is now available in multiple languages: English, Simplified 中文, 한국어, Hindi, Japanese, Tagalog, Arabic, Farsi, Spanish, and Samoan.

Communication Tools

Useful daily communication Tools for non-English speaking patients in hospitals or residential care facilities.

A comprehensive communication Tool is available in Chinese, Korean, Hindi, Tagalog, Japanese, Pashtu, Orthopaedic 中文, Orthopaedic 한국어, ...

A quick communication card is available in Arabic, Burmese, Simplified 中文, Traditional 中文, English, French, Hindi, 한국어, Māori, Russian, Samoan, Tongan and Vietnamese