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 We have collected the addresses of a few places we think you might be interested in. The links are organized loosely  and there are short descriptions for some. We'll update this list on a regular basis. 

[ last updated November 2011 ]


 

General

Nursing Theory Page
http://www.sandiego.edu/nursing/theory/

Transcultural Nursing Society -Web site for the Transcultural Nursing Society.
http://www.tcns.org

Cultural Diversity in Health Care
It will give you a general introduction to issues of diversity in health care settings, as well as
 provide information on my workshops and book ... Caring for Patients From Different Cultures.
http://www.ggalanti.com/index.html

National Center for Cultural Competence
http://gucdc.georgetown.edu/nccc/cultural.html

MERLOT Home Page - is an online community of faculty who are
collaborating to increase the quantity of high quality web-based, interactive
teaching and learning materials. 
http://www.merlot.org/Home.po

 
Mental Health

Australian Transcultural Mental Health Network Site
http://www.mmha.org.au/
Multicultural Mental Health Australia (MMHA) provides national leadership in mental health
 and suicide prevention for Australians from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds

 

    

 

 
Death & Dying

Mythinglinks COMMON THEMES-Rituals, Beliefs, & Traditions of Death & Dying
http://www.mythinglinks.org/ct~ritual~death.html


Modern and Ancient Funeral Rites on the Internet-  links to sites on the Internet covering
 thefuneral Rites of various modern and ancient cultures.
http://www.thefuneraldirectory.com/ancientrites.html

Project on Death in America - Transforming the Culture of Dying
http://www.soros.org/death/

Religious Movements Homepage - On this extensive Web site you will find detailed profiles
 of more than two hundred different religious groups and movements.
http://religiousmovements.lib.virginia.edu/

Beliefnet.com
http://www.beliefnet.com/frameset.asp?boardID=2561&pageloc=/story/22/story_2206_1.html



   

Cultural profiles

Cultural Profiles Project
http://www.settlement.org/cp/english/

These cultural profiles were developed in association with the AMNI Centre at the Faculty of
Social Work, University of Toronto. 

Guidelines for Health Care Providers Interacting with Muslim Patients and their Families
http://www.ispi-usa.org/currentarticles/muslimprotocol.html


Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet
http://www.healthinfonet.ecu.edu.au/

Ethnic Medicine Guide
http://www.ethnomed.org 
 The EthnoMed site contains information about cultural beliefs,
medical issues and other related issues pertinent to the health care of recent immigrants
 to Seattle, many of whom are refugees fleeing war-torn parts of the world.

The Cross-Cultural Health Care Program
http://www.xculture.org
-- at Pacific Medical Center in Seattle serves
 as a nationwide clearinghouse for cultural issues in health care, including training health
 care providers and interpreters.

Diversity Rx Organization
http://www.diversityrx.org/

Discover how language and culture affect the delivery of
 quality services to ethnically diverse populations. Policymakers, health care providers,
 and consumer representatives can find resources here to: learn about language and
 cultural competence in health care, design better programs and policies, and
network with colleagues and experts.

 

Other

Intercultural Communication Skills
http://www.communicaid.com/cross-cultural-training/intercultural-communication.html
Communicaid is a global leader in the design and delivery of Intercultural Communication Training programmes

 
Transcultural and Multicultural Health Links
http://www.lib.iun.indiana.edu/trannurs.htm
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Schaffer Library Multicultural Resources: Menu Page

http://www.union.edu/PUBLIC/LIBRARY/guide/mcsources.html#Web

 
ETHNIC GROUPS

Native American

Association of American Indian Physicians - Native American - active in medical education,
cross cultural training between western and traditional medicine, and assisting Indian
communities

 

 

Hispanic

National Coalition of Hispanic Health and Human Services Organizations -
 COSSMHO Online - (formerly Coalition of Spanish-Speaking Mental Health Organizations) 

National Hispanic Medical Association - comprised of Latino physicians and serves as an information clearinghouse for Latino physicians and other Latino healthcare professionals. 

Hispanic Center of Excellence - Baylor College of Medicine -

Health Status and Determinants of Health of Hispanic Populations National Coalition of Hispanic Health and Human Services Organizations -

COSSMHO Online - (formerly Coalition of Spanish-Speaking Mental Health Organizations) 

National Hispanic Medical Association - comprised of Latino physicians and serves as an information clearinghouse for Latino physicians and other Latino healthcare professionals.
 
Hispanic Center of Excellence - Baylor College of Medicine -

Health Status and Determinants of Health of Hispanic Populations



African / African American

National Medical Association - Represents the interests of 22,000 African American and other minority physicians and the patients they serve 
http://www.nmanet.org/

BlackWomensHealth.com Dedicated to the health and wellness of today's African American Woman 
BlackWomensHealth.com

BBC World Service The Story of Africa
http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/africa/features/storyofafrica/index.shtml

 
Asian

Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum

Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations

Chinese American Medical Society - health issue link NEW: 6-15 
Families with Children from China (F.C.C.) - Health & Medical Information
including Growth Charts for Chinese Children

 

National Arab American Medical Association - a non-profit, non-political, educational and charitable organization, for medical professionals of Arab descent.

 

MISC

SZIGG.com - Classified Web Links

Online Medical Information - Medmark is a great site for healthcare students and professionals seeking online information, links, journals and other resources on many health and medicine subjects.

 

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