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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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Addressing the Mental Health Problems of Border and Immigrant Youth

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This special report helps mental health care providers working in the Mexico-US border region understand the diverse cultural, socioeconomic, environmental, and political factors that daily impact the lives of their clients/patients.

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Quality Health Services for Hispanics: The Cultural Competency Component

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This online book is designed to help health care professionals better understand and more effectively respond to the growing needs of the over 30 million Hispanics in the United States. It is designed facilitate greater access to, and utilization of, health and human services for this patient population, as well as provide useful suggestions on improving one-to-one provider-patient interactions.

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Data Collection Survey Templates

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These two survey templates were developed by the Boston Public Health Commission to aid hospitals, health centers, and community organizations in collecting information by race, ethnicity, preferred language, and highest level of education from their patients. There are two toolkit templates.

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Culture Clues

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Culture Clues are tip sheets for clinicians, designed to increase awareness about concepts and preferences of patients from diverse cultures. Tip sheets are available for these cultures: Albanian, Chinese, Deaf, Hard of Hearing, Korean, Latino, Russian, Somali, Vietnamese. Also available are tip sheets regarding end-of-life care for these cultures: Latino, Russian, Vietnamese.

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Cultures in the Clinic

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Cultures in the Clinic has expertise in cultural medicine, cultural epidemiology, culture as it affects the practice of clinical medicine, clinic operations.

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Giving Voices to the Voiceless: Language Barriers & Health Access Issues of Black Immigrants of African Descent

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This report was conceived by the Summit Health Institute for Research and Education (SHIRE) as an initial step toward identifying language and cultural issues that impede access to health care among immigrants of African descent in California. Thus, the report includes a cursory examination of Title VI, an overview of U.S.

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Curriculum in Ethnogeriatrics

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With support from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), the Stanford Geriatric Education Center has developed these modules to serve as a basic generic curriculum in ethnogeriatrics.

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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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Practical Solutions for Effective Translated Health Information

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The More Than Words Toolkit Series - a resource developed by Hablamos Juntos with support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation - clarifies the translation process and provides a roadmap to help health care organizations improve the quality of their translated materials in order to get better results.

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