We’ve told you about the interactive cartoon and animation that explains how health care reform may affect you. Now the non-partisan Kaiser Family Foundation has teamed up with the equally non-partisan The California Endowment to release a Spanish-language version of the same video.

(Courtesy: Kaiser Family Foundation)

The video, “La Reforma Del Cuidado De La Salud Llega al Público,” is narrated by Isabel Gómez-Bassols, a psychologist and host of the show “Doctora Isabel, el Angel de la Radio.” While Latinos account for 16 percent of the U.S. population, here in California, they make up 38 percent of the population — and about one-third of them don’t have health insurance.

Check out the video below, or click here.



Shuka Kalantari

Shuka Kalantari is a health and culture reporter living in the Bay Area. She is Outreach Coordinator for KQED Public Radio's Health Dialogues, where she works with under-served communities throughout California, and does reporting for the web and radio. She is also a producer for KPFA Pacifica Radio's Voices of the Middle East and North Africa (VOMENA).Shuka's focus is in health disparities and health policy, with a particular emphasis on Middle Eastern, North African, & Latino communities. A Philosophy & Spanish Studies graduate from UC Santa Cruz, Kalantari received a Masters degree in Multimedia Health and Medicine Reporting from The City University of New York (CUNY) Graduate School of Journalism in 2007, and is the proud recipient of the 2009 California Health Journalism Fellowship and the 2010 AHCJ Ethnic Media Fellowship.

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