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Promesas y Traiciones

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A new Spanish-language radio drama from Media for Health will address health issues while telling a story. These episodes of real-life drama will portray characters struggling with diabetes, obesity, high blood pressure, smoking and more. Health experts will join the hosts during each broadcast to talk about the health issues in the episodes and to answer listener questions.

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Multicultural Organizational Development in Nonprofit Organizations

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What does it take to integrate cultural competence into the day-to-day operations of a community-based nonprofit organization? Once the work is started, how do you move it to the next level and sustain an ongoing process?

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Bridging the Cultural Divide in Health Care Settings: The Essential Role of Cultural Broker Programs

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Through a Cooperative Agreement, the National Health Service Corps (NHSC), Bureau of Health Professions (BHPr), funded the National Center for Cultural Competence (NCCC) to conduct the Cultural Broker Project. The goal of this collaborative project was to encourage the use of cultural brokering as a key approach to increasing access to, and enhancing the delivery of, culturally competent care.

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Our Stories, Our Health

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Our Stories, Our Health is a project that has been teaching Vietnamese and Laotian elders to shoot video interviews about health topics they identified as important to their communities. Below is the list of videos with their URLs:

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Reducing Racial and Ethnic Disparities: Quality Improvement in Medicaid Managed Care Toolkit

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This toolkit details the experiences of a collaborative workgroup of Medicaid managed care organizations (MCOs), Improving Health Care Quality for Racially and Ethnically Diverse Populations directed by CHCS and funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) and The Commonwealth Fund.

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Center for African American Health: Faith, Support and Culturally Appropriate Education Enhance Self-Management Success

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In this document the fourteen grantees of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Diabetes Initiative tell their stories. The project provides self-management skill building for people with or at risk for diabetes and their caretakers through a culturally competent diabetes self-management course and related comprehensive services.

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Expecting Success Toolkit

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Ten hospitals with racially and ethnically diverse patient populations participated in Expecting Success: Excellence in Cardiac Care, a program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation aimed at improving quality of cardiac care while reducing racial, ethnic and language disparities. All 10 hospitals improved the quality of care being provided to their heart failure and heart attack patients.

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Community Access Monitoring Survey (CAMS) Project

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The Access Project collaborated with community-based organizations to survey the uninsured about their experiences getting care at local, mainly safety-net, health care institutions.

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Speaking Together Toolkit

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This toolkit emerged out of a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation project involving ten hospitals with racially and ethnically diverse patient populations. The project aimed at improving the quality and availability of health care language services for patients with limited English proficiency (LEP).

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National Health Plan Collaborative Toolkit

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This web-based toolkit of resources, lessons, best practices and case studies is intended to help health care providers reduce disparities in their organization.

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