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Cultural Competency in Healthcare
A collaborative project between the library and Office of Multicultural Affairs
"Healing Elements: A Native Hawaiian Perspective is a module developed for undergraduate courses by Davianna Pōmaika‘i McGregor, PhD, professor and founding member of Ethnic Studies at the University of Hawai‘i, Māno. The module offers to college and university students, and their professors a way to explore the holistic nature of Native Hawaiian concepts and practices of health and well-being."
"...this report fills this gap by presenting statistics on health conditions and behaviors for (a) the total NHPI population and the multiple- and single-race NHPI populations, in comparison with other federal race groups and the total U.S. population;
(b) single-race NHPI persons compared with multiple-race NHPI persons; and (c) detailed NHPI."
race groups in comparison with each other and
the total U.S. population"
June 2014 Special Issue of the American Journal of Public Health
Multicultural Health by Lois Ritter; Nancy HoffmanMulticultural Health serves as a comprehensive guide for healthcare workers in any cultural community. By focusing on differences in cultural beliefs about health and illness and models for cross-cultural health and communication, this text helps students and professionals learn effective ways to implement health promotion programs and program evaluation across cultures. See chapter " Asian American and Pacific Islander populations"
Call Number: DMU Book Collection W 21 R614m 2010
Publication Date: 2009-07-21
Asian American Communities and Health by Chau Trinh-Shevrin (Editor); Nadia Shilpi Islam (Editor); Mariano Jose Rey (Editor)Provides an overview of the social, political, economic, and cultural forces that influence the distribution of disease and illness in Asian American communities. The book explores the diversity within the Asian community with respect to health seeking behavior and knowledge, socioeconomic status, educational level, cultural traditions, and specific health care needs and issues. By examining the contextual factors that impact health, the book seeks to facilitate a meaningful dialogue and identify creative solutions for health disparities faced by racial and ethnic minority communities.
Call Number: DMU Book Collection WA 300 AA1 A832 2009
Publication Date: 2009-03-23
Cancer Statistics - Native Hawaiian / Pactific Islander
Data provided by the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Program of the National Cancer Institute works to provide information on cancer statistics in an effort to reduce the burden of cancer among the U.S. Population. In order to access the custom database, you must already have access to SEER research data through SEER*Stat in client-server mode. If you do not have access to SEER data in client-server mode, first request Access the SEER data.
The Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Program of the National Cancer Institute works to provide information on cancer statistics in an effort to reduce the burden of cancer among the U.S. Population. You can create your own reports under the Interactive Tools section.