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

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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.

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We'd like to hear about your work!

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

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The Globalized Patient: conference presentation in Taiwan

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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." 

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

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Help put multicultural health on the list of the 20 great challenges facing health care!

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Updates From Around the World

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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

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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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A treasure trove of good reading on health, culture, communication and more

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The New York Times has featured several good articles recently on health, culture, communication, and immigration:

 

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Communicating About Health Disparities: Designing Messages That Stick

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By Susan Choi

As the project manager of the Zero Disparities Committee at the Cambridge Health Alliance, I find myself spending a lot of time thinking about message design and framing.

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If You Build It, Will They Come?

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At the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)  we have gotten into the business of creating implementation tools. We finally realized that you can’t just publish research results and expect people to implement them.

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DiversityRx 2010 -- Highlights from a Diversity Practitioner

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By Mina Kini, Director of Diversity & Inclusion, Texas Health Resources

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