Julia Puebla Fortier's blog

Families in Global Transition: Cross cultural health care for expats

I'm in Amsterdam this week, attending the conference of Families in Global Transition. Read more »

DiversityRx in the news: Japan health study

DiversityRx was on national TV in Japan, presenting the first results of a national survey of foreigners' experience with the Japanese health system. The study looks at what linguistic and cultural challenges arise when seeking health care and what strategies are used to address them.

Survey highlights include: Read more »

Nominate an immigrant innovator as a Champion of Change

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In just a few weeks, the White House Office of Public Engagement will host a Champions of Change event focused on immigrant innovators and entrepreneurs – the best and brightest from around the world who are helping create American jobs, grow our economy, and make our nation more competitive.

Let's nominate someone from the world of cross cultural health care! Read more »

Your Input: The future of health equity and diversity

As we review the Eighth DiversityRx Conference in Oakland that took place last week, we'd like to hear from you about what the future holds for the field of health equity and diversity, and what stories you have from your work. Please fill out this short survey: Read more »

We need your input -- pilot test global standards for culturally competent care!

We are looking for health care organizations that can pilot test a tool to improve the accessibility, utilization and quality of health care for migrants and ethnic minorities. Read more »

We'd like to hear about your work!

Do you have a health program or research project on culturally diverse patient populations that you'd like to share with your colleagues? Read more »

The Globalized Patient: conference presentation in Taiwan

I'm at the International Health Promoting Hospitals conference in Taipei, Taiwan this week and for the first time, immigrant and minority health was on the agenda for a plenary session. I was very pleased to give the presentation "The Globalized Patient: Adapting Health Systems for Mobile, Migrant and Minority Populations."  Read more »

Vote for Multicultural Health -- April 10-13, 2012

Help put multicultural health on the list of the 20 great challenges facing health care!
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Updates From Around the World

Director's Notes

From conferences to standards development to community language resources, the field of diversity and health is active around the world. Here is a sample:
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Using peer groups to support behavior change: tell us your stories

On April 28, 2011, DiversityRx will be hosting a webinar, The Power of Peers: How Social Groups Can Drive Behavior Change for Health --  A conversation with Pulitzer Prize-winning author Tina Rosenberg
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