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DiversityRx in the news: Japan health study

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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:

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Frequently Requested Statistics on Immigrants and Immigration in the US

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This Spotlight brings together resources from the Migration Policy Institute (MPI); the US Census Bureau's 2010 American Community Survey, 2010 Current Population Survey, and 2000 decennial census; the US Departments of Homeland Security and State; the Pew Hispanic Center; and Mexico's National Population Council (CONAPO) and National Institute of Statistics and Geograp

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Ten Health Videos for Chinese Seniors (In Mandarin and English)

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The ten project videos produced during the New Routes initiative help Chinese American seniors overcome cultural, language, and navigational barriers so they may communicate effectively with their adult children caretakers and health care providers. The media was designed to help them navigate the U.S. health care system.

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2009 American Community Survey and Census Data on the Foreign Born by State

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The American Community Survey (ACS) is an ongoing survey that provides data every year -- giving communities the current information they need to plan investments and services. Information from the survey generates data that help determine how more than $400 billion in federal and state funds are distributed each year.

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USC Edward R. Roybal Institute on Aging

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The USC Edward R. Roybal Institute on Aging is dedicated to translational research and training that sustains the health, mental health and general well-being of older persons, particularly those from low-income and multiethnic backgrounds. The Roybal Institute fulfills its vital mission by focusing on the following:

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LanguageMate

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Our transdisciplinary team develops tools that address challenges throughout the care delivery continuum, including patient-provider communication, workflow management, and outreach to vulnerable populations. A significant section of the healthcare workforce is involved in communication with patients and the public on a daily basis.

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