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Health Care in Japan

What linguistic and cultural challenges do foreigners face in the Japanese health system?

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Cultural Detective Online

This very affordable, respected online subscription system can help healthcare providers learn to bridge cultural differences and use them as assets rather than barriers.

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Rise of Asian Americans: In-depth Info

This Pew Research site, which contains a report, graphics, video, and interactive materials, was updated April 2013. It invites you to:

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In a Shift, Biggest Wave of Migrants Is Now Asian

Asian immigrants have pushed the United States’ population of Asian descent to a record 18.2 million and helped make Asians the country’s fastest-growing racial group, a study says.
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DiversityRx Blog

I'm in Amsterdam this week, attending the conference of Families in Global Transition.


DiversityRx was on national TV in Japan, presenting the first results of a national survey of foreigners' experience with the Japanese health system. The study looks at what linguistic and cultural challenges arise when seeking health care and what strategies are used to address them.

Survey highlights include:

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In just a few weeks, the White House Office of Public Engagement will host a Champions of Change event focused on immigrant innovators and entrepreneurs – the best and brightest from around the world who are helping create American jobs, grow our economy, and make our nation more competitive.

Let's nominate someone from the world of cross cultural health care!


Our Mission

The purpose of DiversityRx is to improve the accessibility and quality of health care for minority, immigrant, and indigenous communities. We support those who develop and provide health services that are responsive to the cultural and linguistic differences presented by diverse populations. Read more...