Cultural determinants

Cultural determinants

Setting the agenda for research on cultural competence in health care

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English
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Publisher: 
Office of Minority Health
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Washington, D.C.

Looks at the question of what impact cultural competence interventions have on the delivery of health care and health outcomes, and investigates the opportunities and barriers that affect how further research in this area might be conducted.

Integrating gender and culture in parenting

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English
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Paper
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Toni Schindler Zimmerman (ed.)
Publisher: 
The Haworth Press, Inc.
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Binghamton, NY

Presents theoretical and practical ideas for integrating gender and culture into parenting. Examines interventions and activities, and suggests discussion topics that provide children with the skills to become critical consumers and thinkers.

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ISBN 0789022427
PARE.Z56 2002
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Biracial women in therapy: between the rock of gender and the hard place of race

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English
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Paper
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Angela R. Gillem (ed.)
Cathy A. Thompson (ed.)
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The Haworth Press, Inc.
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Binghamton, NY

Examines how physical appearance, cultural knowledge, and cultural stereotypes affect the experience of mixed-race women in belonging to, and being accepted within, their cultures.

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COUN.G55 2004
ISBN 0789021455
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Living well: Aboriginal women, cultural identity and wellness

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence (PWHCE)
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Online
Author: 
Alex Wilson
Publisher: 
Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Examines the positive impact of cultural identity on the wellness of Aboriginal women in Manitoba and the ways these women have drawn upon cultural values, teaching and knowledge in their efforts to heal.

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ISBN 0973504838
PWHCE ABGN.W55 2004
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Includes bibliographical references.

Preserving cultural diversity through the preservation of biological diversity

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
National Network on Environment and Women's Health (NNEWH)
Women's Health New Genetics (WHNG)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Rosemary J. Coombe
Publisher: 
National Network on Environments and Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Outlines the links that exist between cultural diversity and biological diversity.

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NNEWH NRGT.G46 2000
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Chapter in "The Gender of Genetic Futures: The Canadian Biotechnology Strategy, Women and Health." Includes bibliographical references.

A randomized controlled trial of interventions to promote cervical cancer screening among Chinese women in North America

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English
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Victoria M. Taylor
Gregory Hislop
J. Carey Jackson
Shin-Ping Tu
Yutaka Yasui
Stephen M. Schwartz
Chong Teh
Alan Kuniyuki
Elizabeth Acorda
Ann Marchand
Beti Thompson
Publisher: 
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Bethesda, MD

States that North American Chinese women have lower levels of Papanicolaou (Pap) testing than other population subgroups. Suggests that culturally and linguistically appropriate interventions may improve Pap testing levels.

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CANC.T39 2002
ISSN 00278874
ISSN 01980157
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Includes bibliographical references.

Facilitators and barriers to cervical cancer screening among Chinese Canadian women

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English
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Paper
Author: 
T.G. Hislop
M. Deschamps
C. Teh
C. Jackson
S-P. Tu
Y. Yasui
S.M. Schwartz
A. Kuniyuki
V. Taylor
Publisher: 
Canadian Journal of Public Health
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Recommends continuing education about Pap testing for physicians serving underscreened Chinese women, and the development of linguistically appropriate educational materials.

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CANC.H57 2003
ISSN 00084263
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Includes bibliographical references.

Health care services and Pap testing behavior for Chinese women in British Columbia

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English
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Paper
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T. Gregory Hislop
Kelsey M. Inrig
Chris D. Bajdik
Michele Deschamps
Shin-Ping Tu
Victoria M. Taylor
Publisher: 
Journal of Immigrant Health
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Nowell, MA

Examines and compares Pap testing rates of Chinese women residing in five neighbourhoods of Vancouver and Richmond. States that there are significant differences between neighbourhoods in Pap testing rates.

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CANC.H57 2003
ISSN 10964045

Improving reproductive and sexual health: integrating women's empowerment and reproductive rights (Spanish)

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Spanish
Translated Title: 
Mejorando la salud reproductiva: para la emancipación de la mujer y sus derechos reproductivos
Author: 
Isfahan Merali
Publisher: 
Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides information, in Spanish, geared toward the health practitioner on the importance of integrating women's empowerment and reproductive rights principles in the delivery of health services.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Women of color health data book

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English
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Online
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National Institutes of Health, Office of the Director, Office of Research on Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Bethesda, MD

Examines factors affecting the health and assessemtn of women of colour, as well as issues related to improving the health of women of colour in the United States.

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Includes bibliographical references.
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