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Community Coalition Connects Medical Practices to Community Resources, Leading to Improved Asthma and Diabetes Outcomes in At-Risk Populations 7/16/2014
King County Steps to Health connected medical practices to community resources by encouraging organizations to work together to identify common messages, leverage resources, and develop programs for populations at risk for diabetes, asthma, and obesity.
Community Health Workers Offer Culturally Tailored Interactive Workshops and Counseling to Filipino Americans, Leading to Improvements in Medication Adherence and Cardiovascular Risk Factors 7/16/2014
Community health workers provided culturally tailored workshops and one-on-one counseling and support to Filipino Americans at high risk of cardiovascular disease, leading to greater adherence to medication regimens, better attendance at scheduled appointments, improved blood pressure control, and lower body mass index.
Resettlement Agencies Team With County To Enhance Access to Culturally Sensitive Screening and Followup for Arriving Refugees at Risk of Mental Health Problems 7/16/2014
In partnership with community-based, nonprofit agencies that serve refugees, a county health department uses a culturally tailored screening tool to identify refugees at high risk for mental health problems and connect them to a counselor for more thorough diagnosis and, if necessary, treatment.
Health Center Combining Traditional and Western Medicine Enhances Access to Care, Improves Health Outcomes for Southeast Asian Immigrants 7/2/2014
A health center combines Western and traditional Southeast Asian medicine to better serve a large Southeast Asian population, leading to enhanced access to care, more setting of goals related to self-management of chronic disease, improved mental health and diabetes outcomes, and high levels of patient satisfaction.
Agency Enhances Access to Culturally Competent Home Care by Providing Trained Aides to Asian American Seniors With Limited English Proficiency 6/18/2014
A nonprofit organization trains and places culturally competent home health workers to provide care for low-income, Asian-American seniors with limited English proficiency, leading to enhanced access to culturally competent care.
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Alliance of Filipino-American Community Health Workers: Resource Library 7/16/2014
The resource library provided by The Alliance of Filipino-American Community Health Workers provides information to assist in many different areas of conducting a community health program.
Lupus Fact Sheet 1/15/2014
This fact sheet answers common questions about lupus.
Addressing Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health Care 12/18/2013
This fact sheet addresses how the differences in the health care that people receive contribute to disparities in health, and what strategies can overcome these differences in care.
Diabetes Management 5/15/2013
This bilingual booklet (in Cantonese and English), developed by the Chinese Community Health Resource Center, can help educate Chinese patients about the risk factors and symptoms of diabetes.
The Chinese Women's Health Project: Products 2/13/2013
The materials from the Chinese Women's Health Project aim to decrease the incidence of invasive cervical cancer among Chinese women by increasing the frequency and regularity of Pap testing.
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Culturally Appropriate Care and Health Education 8/14/2013

Last updated: July 16, 2014.