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Momentum Builds in Sacramento for Better Medical Interpretation
Voice of San Diego

East African refugees in City Heights are fighting for better face-to-face medical interpretation. They say current phone-based interpretation services fall short — if they’re used at all — and put patients at risk. Now there’s momentum in Sacramento behind the cause. A group called Interpreting for California is working with Assembly Speaker John Perez to introduce legislation later this month that would drastically improve access to medical interpreters.