Church-Sponsored, Barbershop-Based Program Enhances Access to Screenings and Followup Care for African-American Men in Harlem
A church-sponsored, barbershop-based program enhances access to screening and treatment for hypertension, diabetes, and prostate and colon cancers for African-American men in Harlem.
Church-Based Initiative Supports Volunteers in Providing Education and Screenings to 150,000+ Memphis Residents, Leading to Improved Health Status
A church-based program trains congregational members to be volunteer "health representatives" for their churches. These representatives provide health and disease prevention education and health screenings related to health priorities established by the church and its pastor, including cancer, cardiovascular disease, obesity, diabetes, and HIV/AIDS.
Culturally Competent Outreach, Services, and Education Improve Access to Insurance, Primary Care, and Immunizations for Hispanic and Portuguese Children
Salud Para Niños provides low-cost (and on some occasions free), culturally competent outreach, primary care, insurance assistance, and education to Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking children in southwestern Pennsylvania.
Culturally Competent Community Health Workers Improve Outcomes and Reduce Inpatient Utilization Among Inner-City HIV/AIDS Patients
The Prevention and Access to Care and Treatment project uses specially trained community health workers to deliver culturally competent, home-based support services to help HIV-positive patients in the inner city.
Training on Culturally Sensitive Patient Care Leads to Reports of Enhanced Knowledge and Cultural Awareness
A medical school offered training on culturally sensitive patient care to faculty, leading to reports of enhanced knowledge of how to teach cultural competency and increased student awareness of cross-cultural issues.
Health Disparities and Social Inequities: Framing a Transdisciplinary Research Agenda in Health Education for Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities
This Web site includes downloadable presentations from a Society of Public Health Education (SOPHE)-sponsored summit where participants sought to develop a transdisciplinary health education research agenda for eliminating racial and ethnic health disparities by focusing on health behavior dissemination, research and implementation.
Resources to Implement Cross-Cultural Clinical Practice Guidelines for Medicaid Practitioners: Physician Toolkit and Curriculum
This toolkit will help providers apply the Cross-Cultural Clinical Practice Guidelines, which were written for primary care practitioners serving racially, ethnically, and linguistically diverse Medicaid populations in various outpatient settings.
Teaching Cultural Competence in Health Care: A Review of Current Concepts, Policies and Practices
The purpose of this report is to synthesize findings regarding the concepts, policies, and teaching practices with respect to culturally competent health care.
Health Care Language Services Implementation Guide
This guide, for health care organizations and professionals in clinical settings, provides information on how to implement language access services (LAS) for individuals with limited English proficiency (LEP).
Office of Minority Health Resource Center
The Office of Minority Health (OMH) operates the OMH Resource Center (OMHRC), which serves as a free information and referral service on minority health issues for community groups, consumers, professionals, and students.