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Links: Cultural Competence
BE SAFE
Model for cultural competence in clinical practice. National Minority AIDS Education and Training Center, 2002. [PDF, 544K]
Center for Linguistic and Cultural Competence in Health Care
Office of Minority Health, HHS. Publications, links, standards, policy statements.
The Center for the Health Professionals
The University of California San Francisco program assists health care professionals, health professions schools, care delivery organizations, and public policy makers respond to the challenges of educating and managing a health care workforce capable of improving the health and well being of people and their communities.
Toward Culturally Competent Care: A Toolbox for Teaching Communication Strategies
Clinician's Guide to Working With Asians and Pacific Islanders Living with HIV
Publication from the Asian and Pacific Islander Wellness Center, San Francisco, CA. [PDF, 1.04MB]
Compendium of Cultural Competence Initiatives in Health Care
A report on cultural competence activities in the public and private sectors, from the Kaiser Family Foundation.
Cross Cultural Healthcare Program
Seattle-based training, research, and consulting group. Site includes publications, information about training programs, bibliographies.
Cultural Competency and Adolescent Reproductive and Sexual Health
Reports, training materials, and links from Advocates for Youth.
DiversityRx
Site with models, practices, and legal and policy information related to linguistic and cultural competence in health care delivery.
EthnoMed
Ethnic medicine information from Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, WA. Site includes articles, ethnic profiles, links to related resources.
Manager's Electronic Resource Center
USAID-supported international network of health professionals includes management best practices and training information. Site includes International Drug Price Indicator Guide.
The Provider's Guide to Quality and Culture
Interactive tutorial enables clinicians to learn cultural competency techniques, assess their skills, and read profiles of major U.S. ethnic groups. Funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Health Resources and Services Administration, Bureau of Primary Health Care.
National Center for Cultural Competence
Georgetown University based program. Includes policy statements, publications, resources, and links. See especially the report: A Guide to Planning and Implementing Cultural Competence Organizational Self-Assessment [PDF, 92K]
National Minority AIDS Council
(NMAC) U.S. organization dedicated to developing leadership within communities of color to address the challenges of HIV/AIDS. Offers conferences, publications, and technical assistance on program development and evaluation.
National Minority AIDS Education and Training Center
The National Minority AETC is to build capacity for HIV care and training among minority health care professionals and health care professionals serving communities of color. The NMAETC works within a collaborative network of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs), Tribal Colleges (TCs) and their affiliates, Community Based Organizations (CBOs), national organizations that represent minority health care professionals, and the regional AETCs.
Supporting Networks of HIV Care
A partnership between the CAEAR Coalition Foundation, the NMAC, and the HRSA HIV/AIDS Bureau that provides free assistance to nonprofit, community, and faith-based organizations with the development or improvement of their ability to provide primary health care and support services to people of color living with or affected by HIV/AIDS.
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