Benefits of French-language Services

Advantages leading to better health

Full access to French-language health and social services provides several obvious advantages, not only for Francophones in Manitoba but also for the entire healthcare and social services system.

5 Undeniable Benefits

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Improved Care

Francophones receive French-language health and social services with positive and measurable improvements to their health and well-being.
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Francophones have the reassurance that the treatments they receive, and the results of those treatments deliver the best possible outcomes.
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Duplication of services can be reduced, diagnoses can be completed more quickly, and treatments can be delivered more accurately.
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When Francophones can communicate in French, they understand what they need to do. Clear communication helps alleviate unnecessary fear or pain, and reduces uncertainty.
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Cost Savings

The result of more efficient delivery of services, increased health promotion, more accurate diagnoses and treatments, and overall better health care saves duplication and waste in the health care and social services sector.
“Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.”
World Health Organization