A guide for health professionals working with Aboriginal peoples: cross cultural understanding

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Janet Smylie
Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada
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Ottawa, ON

Presents a series of recommendations on cross cultural understanding and health care for health professionals.

<p>Includes bibliographical references. --- Review, Network Fall/Winter 2001/02: This series of articles is addressed to health professionals who wish to understand the perspectives from which Aboriginal individuals and communities may enter the therapeutic dialogue. It aims to supply health professionals with a toolkit to use when working with Aboriginal individuals and communities. Topics include: social, historic and political contexts, relevant health issues, how to mediate cultural differences, and ideas and examples regarding the development of health resources directed by and for Aboriginal peoples.</p>