Health Matters

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Juni 2005



This pocket-sized resource guides health care workers to understand and be sensitive to the needs of patients from different cultures and backgrounds. Based on the highly successful handbook written for the state of Iowa, this brand-new, expanded guide offers strategies for how providers can understand and give culturally appropriate care, and chapters on the cultural patterns, health practices and underlying belief systems of underserved groups.


Dr. Michele Yehieli is currently an Associate Professor in the Division of Health Promotion and Education at the University of Northern Iowa and Executive Director of Project EXPORT Center of Excellence, a project of the National Institute of Health. The recipient of many awards and honors, Yehieli completed her master's and doctorate degrees with honors in international public health at the University of California at Los Angeles. Dr. Yehieli has nearly twenty years of field experience in public health, both domestically and internationally, and she is the founder and director of the award-winning Global Health Corps.Mark A. Grey is Professor of Anthropology at the University of Northern Iowa. He is also Director of the Iowa Center for Immigrant Leadership and Integration (formerly the New Iowans Program), an award-winning program that provides consultation, training, and publications to Iowa communities, churches, organizations, and employees as they deal with the unique challenges and opportunities associated with influxes of immigrant and refugee newcomers.
EAN: 9781931930208
ISBN: 1931930201
Untertitel: A Pocket Guide for Working with Diverse Cultures and Underserved Populations. 20:B&W 5 x 8 in or 203 x 127 mm Perfect Bound on White w/Gloss Lam. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Nicholas Brealey
Erscheinungsdatum: Juni 2005
Seitenanzahl: 166 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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