Description of Eskimo anthropology and health practices. Includes links to additional resources.
A National Library of Medicine information portal providing information about issues affecting the health and well-being of Asian Americans in the United States.
Recommended standards for culturally and linguistically appropriate health care by the Office of Minority Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Easy-to-read , one page fact sheets on a variety of health topics. Some are available in Chinese, French Punjabi, Spanish and Vietnamese.
From Ethnomed at the University of Washington. Detailed description of health practices and differences with U.S. medicine.
A multicultural health project based in Seattle, Washington.
Culturally and linguistically appropriate health care services resource guide. Contains general, language, and research resources.
Health education materials for adults with limited English literacy skills. Flyers in multiple laguages, but not all flyers in all languages. Languages include: Arabic, Bosnian, Cambodian, Cantonese, Chinese, Farsi, French, Haitian, Hindi, Hmong, Italian, Khmer, Korean, Laotian, Mandarin, Mien, Nuer, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Samoan, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, Thai, Tongan, Vietnamese.
Dealing with diverse patient populations. Standard of practice for medical interpreters.
Culturally sensitive patient handouts in multiple languages.
A web site which provides health information in several languages. This is a collaborative project to produce valuable resources for health education in diverse communities.
Contains a language index and for each language, provides a list of websites that contain health information written in that language. The site also has a link to easy-to-read information.
Links to Religious Tolerence.org to discuss the use of blood, among other things.
From Ethnomed, this profile contains societal and religious beliefs that influence health practices.
Health fact sheets are available in English and Spanish. The Alliance is the foremost national resource on Hispanic health issues. This organization is the Nation’s oldest and largest network of Hispanic health and human services providers.
The mission of the Center is to increase the capacity of health and mental health programs to design implement, and evaluate culturally and linguistically competent service delivery systems.
Over 450 publications available in many languages.Sponsored by the New South Wales (Australia) Health Department. They promise to produce a new publication each month.
This site provides access to health information in several Asian languages: Chinese, Hmong, Khmer, Laotion, Thai and Vietnamese. It also contains links to a variety of Asian and Pacific Islander health resources. This site in a joint project of the Tufts University Health Sciences Library and South Cove Community Health Center.
Information on topics such as HIV, STDs, cold, flu, TB, smoking, diabetes, heart disease obesity, pap tests, mammgrams, menstrual cycle, patient’s rights, and emergency rooms in a variety of langagues including Arabic, Karen, Somali, Burmese, Kirundi, Vietnamese, English, and Russian.