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HHS 453: Cultural Competence in Healthcare: Health Statistics & Websites

Here are a few good places start....


  • EthnoMed   Link to Exit Disclaimer is a Web site containing information about cultural beliefs, medical issues, and other related issues pertinent to the health care of recent immigrants.
  • Culture Clues Link to Exit Disclaimer are one-page tip sheets that offer insight into the health care preferences and perceptions of patients from 10 different cultures and special needs groups (including the deaf and hard-of-hearing). The Web site also covers end-of-life issues.
  • The Culture, Language, and Health Literacy Web site provides an exhaustive list of resources regarding cultural competence issues for specific ethnicities, religions, and special populations.