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Consumer Health Materials in Spanish

There are many agencies, organizations, associations, book and video distributors that are now providing bilingual information. The following list is a sampling of resources to utilize when looking for Spanish language consumer health information. This list contains resources originating from the United States, as the medical standard of care is different from country to country. This list is to be used as a guide in providing information, and is by no means inclusive of all Spanish consumer health information available.


Associations/Foundations/Organizations:

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP): http://www.aacap.org/publications/factsfam/

American Academy of Dermatology Pamphlet Index: http://www.aad.org/pamphlets/

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Patient Education Brochures (Select En Español): http://orthoinfo.aaos.org/

American Cancer Society Información En Español: http://www.cancer.org/docroot/ESP/ESP_0.asp

American Diabetes Association: http://www.diabetes.org/enespanol/spanish.jsp?WTLPromo=HEADER_espanol&vms=147362353458

American Heart Association: http://www.americanheart.org/presenter.jhtml?identifier=177

Cancer Care Información en español: http://www.cancercare.org/EnEspanol/EnEspanolmain.cfm

Council on Family Health: http://www.cfhinfo.org/educationResources/educationIndex.html

Epilepsy Foundation of America: http://www.efa.org/

GINE-web: http://www.unizar.es/gine/entrada.htm

Hablamos Juntos (We Speak Together): http://www.hablamosjuntos.org/index/

La Leche League International: http://www.lalecheleague.org/LangEspanol.html

The Merck Manual of Medical Information -- Home Edition en Español: http://www.msd.es/publicaciones/mmerck_hogar/

The National Coalition of Hispanic Health and Human Services Organizations Catalog (COSSMHO): http://www.hispanichealth.org/

National Multiple Sclerosis Society Información En Español: http://www.nationalmssociety.org/Informacion%20en%20Espanol.asp

National Parkinson Foundation: http://www.parkinson.org/literatu.htm

New Mexico AIDS Infonet: http://www.aidsinfonet.org/

Planned Parenthood Federation of America En Español: http://www.plannedparenthood.org/espanol/

REPROLINE - Reproductive Health Online En Español: http://www.reproline.jhu.edu/spanish/

Well-Connected via Egalenia.com (Select Enciclopedia): http://www.egalenia.com/


Book and Video Distributors:

Adler's Foreign Books: http://www.afb-adlers.com/

Blackboard Entertainment: http://www.blackboardkids.com/

Churchill Media Spanish Titles: 1-800-315-8122

DLB Educational Corp.: 281-987-0383 dlbeduc@PDQ.net

Donars Spanish Books: 1-800-552-3316

EBSCO, Spanish Title List: 1-800-653-2726

Family Experiences Productions, Inc.: http://www.fepi.com/

Libros Sin Fronteras: http://www.librossinfronteras.com

Madera CineVideo: 1-877-964-0644

McGraw-Hill Companies: 212-904-5099

Milner-Fenwick Online: 1-800-432-8433 http://www.milner-fenwick.com/

National Educational Systems, Inc.: booksnes@swbell.net

Pyramid Media: http://www.pyramidmedia.com

Quality Books, Inc.: 1-800-323-4241

Richardsons Distribution & Books, Inc.: 1-800-392-8562

T.R. Books, Spanish Language Book Distributor: http://www.trbooks.com/

Universal Health Communications: http://www.uhci.com

Workman Publishing: 1-800-722-7202

World Book/Childcraft: 1-800-975-3250


Government Agencies/Resources:

Agency for Health Care Policy and Research/Clinical Guidelines en Español: http://www.ahcpr.gov/consumer/espanoix.htm

CancerInfoNet.org: http://www.cancerinfonet.org/spanish/index.htm

Center for Mental Health Services Knowledge Exchange Network (KEN) en Español: http://store.mentalhealth.org/espanol/default.aspx

Centers for Disease Control en Español: http://www.cdc.gov/spanish

Combined Health Information Database (keyword Spanish): http://chid.nih.gov/simple/simple.html

Documentos sobre el cáncer (National Cancer Institute): http://www.cancer.gov/espanol/

Food and Drug Administration: http://www.fda.gov/opacom/catalog/spanlist.html or for easy-to-read health brochures in spanish: http://www.fda.gov/opacom/lowlit/spanlow.html

healthfinder™ lo que usted necesita: español: http://www.healthfinder.gov/espanol/

MedlinePlus en español: http://medlineplus.gov/esp/

Multicultural Health Communication Service (MHCS): http://mhcs.health.nsw.gov.au/

National Cancer Institute: http://www.cancer.gov/espanol

National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute Latino Cardiovascular Health Resources: http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/prof/heart/latino/lat_pat.htm

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases en Español: http://www.niddk.nih.gov/health/spanish.htm

National Institutes of Health, Consumer Health Information: http://salud.nih.gov/

National Institute of Mental Health: http://www.nimh.nih.gov/publicat/spanishpubs.cfm

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke: http://www.ninds.nih.gov/health_and_medical/spanishindex.htm

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism Publications: http://www.niaaa.nih.gov/publications/brochures.htm

National Women's Health Information Center Recursos en Espanol: http://www.4woman.gov/spanish/

Office of Minority Health Resource Center: http://www.omhrc.gov/spainfo.htm

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency: http://www.epa.gov/iaq/espanol.html


State/Local/Regional Resources:

Access to Electronic Spanish-Language Patient Education Materials: A Utah Community Project - Directorio de recursos / Resources Directory: http://www.med.utah.edu/pated/handouts/indexspan.cfm

HealthWeb: http://healthweb.org/index.cfm

Houston HealthWays: http://hhw.library.tmc.edu/espanol.html

The Minnesota Council of Nonprofits: http://www.mncn.org

New York Online Access to Health (NOAH): http://www.noah-health.org/

Oregon Health Sciences University: http://www.ohsu.edu/library/patiented/esplinks.shtml

University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center: http://hsc.unm.edu/


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