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Patient Ed Resources
Health Information Translations
Education resources in multiple languages for health care professionals to use. Resources are easy to read and culturally appropriate.
Healthy Living Toolkit
Designed to educate refugees and immigrants so they can become proactive health consumers and health promoters in their communities. Product of the U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants
Healthy Roads Media
A source of quality health information in many languages and multiple formats.
MedlinePlus (multiple languages)
Health information for patients in multiple languages, Materials must be designed for consumers, immigrants, students, or parents and must include an English equivalent.
MedlinePlus (in Spanish)
Consumer health information in Spanish, can toggle between Spanish and English versions.
SPIRAL (Selected Patient Information Resources in Asian Languages)
A collection of links to Asian-language patient care documents that have been created by authoritative sources and are freely available on the World Wide Web.
Think Cultural Health
Includes a link to National CLAS Standards
Think Cultural Health- Tracking CLAS (culturally and linguistically appropriate services
This map tracks state efforts to promote or implement culturally and linguistically appropriate services (CLAS)
Tip sheets for clinicians, designed to increase awareness about concepts and preferences of patients from diverse cultures; includes information about end-of-life care.
Culture, Language and Health Literacy
Resources to assist health care professionals in recognizing and addressing the unique culture, language and health literacy of diverse consumers and communities
National Center for Cultural Competence (NCCC)
The mission of the NCCC is to increase the capacity of health care and mental health care programs to design, implement, and evaluate culturally and linguistically competent service delivery systems to address growing diversity, persistent disparities, and to promote health and mental health equity.
Information about cultural beliefs, medical issues and related topics pertinent to the health care of immigrants to the US
The purpose of DiversityRx is to improve the accessibility and quality of health care for minority, immigrant, and indigenous communities.
Advancing Effective Communication, Cultural Competence, and Patient- and Family-Centered Care for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Community
Features a compilation of strategies, practice examples, resources, and testimonials designed to help hospitals in their efforts to improve communication and provide more patient-centered care to their LGBT patients.
E-book available for free download
Culturally Competent Research
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