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Hong Kong NGO trains young people to help ethnic minority groups navigate health care maze

The Covid-19 pandemic helped Dhuaa Khan, 17, understand the problems Hong Kong’s ethnic minority communities face when they seek medical help.The Pakistani teenager acted as the interpreter when she accompanied her elderly aunt to be vaccinated, as everything was explained in English.Her aunt appeared confused and anxious whenever medical staff asked her questions, and Khan did her best translating the queries and procedures into Urdu.“I couldn’t help wondering how the appointment would have…

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