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Experience in Japan

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

Learn more about this patient experience survey
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The Basics

Looking for some clear material to give you a good start in the field of cultural competence? Our search by topic feature lists them all out for you.

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Latest Resources

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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Scotland's strategy on ethnicity and health research: latest information - May 2013

NHS Health Scotland has just published the second annual report of the Scottish Health and Ethnicity Research Strategy Steering (SHERSS) group, written by my predecessor, Laurence Gruer. It highlights the considerable progress made during 2012 in implementing the recommendations of the 2009 report Health in our Multi-ethnic Scotland

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DiversityRx Blog

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!

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March 15, 2013. As I sit here on the plane, reflecting on the last week, I am struck by how the remarkable the experience is.  The 8th National Conference on Quality Health Care for Culturally Diverse Populations was my fourth – Seattle, Minneapolis, Baltimore and Oakland.  


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...