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A selected list of websites related to the populations or topics covered in EthnoMed or links to programs similar in scope to EthnoMed.

American Cancer Society
ACS has cancer educational resources, and have created a special section featuring materials for non-English speaking audiences, links to Asian & Pacific language materials, and Spanish language materials.
Asian American Network for Cancer Awareness, Research and Training
The Asian American Network for Cancer Awareness, Research and Training (AANCART) seeks to build partnerships to increase cancer awareness for Asian Americans.
Asian Pacific Islander Cancer Education Materials Tool
The APICEM Tool provides links to Contributor’s web sites containing Asian or Pacific Islander cancer education materials. The materials referenced here have been screened by the contributing organizations/programs for medical accuracy and cultural relevance.
Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations
A centralized location to find current information about Asian Pacific Islander (API ) health status and issues affecting API health.
Cambodian Genocide Program
The Cambodian Genocide Program, a project of the Genocide Studies Program at Yale University's MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies, has been studying events to learn as much as possible about the tragedy, and to help determine who was responsible for the crimes of the Pol Pot regime.
Cancer Control Planet
National Cancer Institute web site designed to provide access to successful evidence-based intervention programs and products that were developed and evaluated by researchers in the field. You can download or order all the components that were used in the intervention. The Chinese Women's Health Project, a joint project between Harborview Med Center/University of Washington and the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, has been selected as one of the interventions.
CDC Immigrant and Refugee Health
Provides information about medical examination, health guidelines, laws and regulations. Includes refugee health profiles for specific refugee groups resettling in the United States.
Center for Applied Linguistics - Cultural Orientation Resource Center
The COR Center develops and disseminates materials that help refugee newcomers understand fundamental aspects of life in the United States: housing, community services, transportation, health, employment, and cultural adjustment. The COR Center also produces culture profiles on the people, history, and culture of different refugee groups to help U.S. service providers understand new refugee populations.
Center for International Rehabilitation Research Information and Exchange (CIRRIE)
CIRRIE has developed an eleven-volume monograph series which provides specific information on cultural perspectives of foreign-born persons in the US, especially recent immigrants. The monographs contain specific information about culture that rehabilitation service providers can use to more effectively meet the needs of foreign-born recipients of rehabilitation services.
Cross Cultural Health Care Program (CCHCP)
The Cross-Cultural Health Care Program's primary goal is to improve the health care of communities that face linguistic and cultural barriers to receiving health services. The CCHCP develops training programs for health care providers and for medical interpreters, provides a central resource center, and works with underserved communities and with institutions to change policies and procedures that create barriers to care.
Diversity Rx
Promotes language and cultural competence to improve the quality of health care for minority, immigrant, and ethnically diverse communities.
ECHO Minnesota - Emergency & Community Health Outreach
Website of ECHO Minnesota Collaborative c/o Association of Minnesota Counties. ECHO provides health and safety information in multiple languages and mediums by fax, phone, on television and on the web during emergency and non-emergency times to people with limited English language skills. Select a topic, and then click the language at the right to view the video in that language. All videos available in: English, Khmer, Somali, Vietnamese, Lao, Spanish, Hmong. Some resources available in these other languages: Amharic, Arabic, Karen, Oromo, Russian
Health Information Translations
Health Information Translations is a collaborative initiative to improve health education for limited English proficiency patients, by leveraging the combined skills and experience of 3 of Central Ohio's largest health care organizations in the production of translated patient education materials.
Health Online: University of Washington Medical Center/UW Medicine Patient and Family Education translated handouts
are newly open to the public. You can choose to see the list of handouts sorted by language or by alphabetical English title. Click on the language version specifically. When it comes up, you will find that the English of the piece is the second half of each document on HOL. This was arranged so that the doctor or nurse always hands the patient both language versions at the same time.
HealthReach (formerly Refugee Health Information Network)
HealthReach (formerly RHIN) is a national collaborative partnership that has created a database of quality multilingual, public health resources for those working with or providing care to those with Limited English Proficiency, including refugees and asylees.
Healthy Roads Media
This site contains some free health education materials in a number of languages and formats (print, video, audio). They also provide some low-cost materials for hospital or group settings. Materials are developed with attention paid to the issues of literacy, health-literacy, illness, aging, disability and language.
Hepatitis B Coalition of Washington (HBCW)
Formerly known as the WA State Asian Pacific Islander (API) Hepatitis B Task Force, HBCW has worked to bring hepatitis B awareness and education to the API community since 1997, and has since expanded work to other populations from high risk regions. Work includes exploration into culturally appropriate and effective strategies to reaching the families and household members of positive individuals, and promoting understanding of the liver disease, including testing, immunizations, and treatment for hepatitis B. HBCW is a network of health care professionals and community volunteers, health departments, community clinics, and nonprofit organizations.
Hmong Health Website
This comprehensive website posts original content and links to outside sources of bilingual health information (Hmong and English). Categories of dozens of health conditions and topics include family health, healthy living, traditional healing, talking with health providers, and more.
Interfaith Calendar
A listing of primary sacred times for world religions.
Khmer Health Advocates
KHA provides health assessments and mental health services in the form of individual, family, group and massage therapies for survivors of torture and concentration camp syndromes for Khmer speaking peoples from Connecticut and Western, Mass.
Medline Plus - Native American Health
Links to health issues that affect Native-Americans
MedlinePlus - Health Information in Multiple Languages
Links to find health information in languages other than English, provided on the National Library of Medicine consumer health information website. Includes quality guidelines for how they select the links on these pages. Browse information in multiple languages and by health topic.
Minnesota Department of Health "Clinicians Corner"
The "Clinician's Corner" provides a collection of resources for providers working with refugee populations, including a quick guide for conducting initial refugee health assessments.
Multicultural Health Communication
An Australian-based site with aim to facilitate the communication of information about health issues and services to people of non-English speaking backgrounds.
New Routes to Community Health
Improving the health of immigrants through immigrant-created media. Eight diverse immigrant-led collaborations across the United States received three-year grants to create locally-focused media and outreach campaigns that speak directly to immigrants’ health concerns.
Office of Minority Health
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services resources on minority health
Patient Advisory Network Inspire Research Portal
A library of resources designed for patients and researchers partnering on patient-centered outcomes research. The goal is to provide easy access to existing tools and resources and includes resources for both patients and researchers as well as those specific to each group.
Provider's Guide to Quality and Culture
Information and resources for clinicians working with immigrant, refugee, and racial/ethnic minority populations. This guide is web-based with interactive components.
Refugee Health Technical Assistance Center
The RHTAC provides tools, resources, and support for health and mental health providers to meet the needs of refugees in resettlement.
Selected Patient Information Resources in Asian Languages (SPIRAL)
A compilation of health materials available in Cambodian, Chinese, Hmong, Korean, Laotion, Thai, Vietnamese languages. A joint initiative between Tufts University Health Sciences Library and the South Cove Community Health Center.
SEWA-AIFA (Asian Indian Family Wellness)
Organization committed to bringing total family wellness to the South Asian Indian community. According to the 2010 Census, the South Asian population is the second largest Asian Immigrant group in Minnesota, 38,000+. SEWA serves the vulnerable and underserved populations from India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Trinidad, Guyana, and the Caribbean diaspora.
Southeast Asian Archive
The Archive at the Univ of California-Irvine collects materials relating to the resettlement of Southeast Asian refugees and immigrants in the United States the boat people and land refugees, and the culture and history of Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam.
Spring Institute for Intercultural Learning
An organizaton that provides language training, direct services, and technical assistance with a focus on language and culture. They have a number of resources around English Language Teaching that are available for downloading.
Stanford Ethno Med: Ethnic-Specific Geriatric Care in the United States
A site from Stanford School of Medicine presenting ethnic-specific modules on the health and health and healthcare of multicultural older adults. The curriculum provides cultural information, learning modules, tools and resources.
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is the government agency that oversees lawful immigration to the United States of America.
U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants
For nearly 100 years the US Committee for Refugees and Immigrants has acted to address the needs and rights of persons in forced or voluntary migration worldwide by advancing fair and humane public policy, facilitating and providing direct professional services, and promoting the full participation of migrants in community life.
USCRI - Healthy Living Toolkits
The USCRI Healthy Living Toolkit is designed to educate refugees and immigrants to become proactive health consumers and promoters in their communities.
Vaccine Information Statements
Vaccine information available in many languages, through the Immunization Action Coalition.
Victorian Government Health Information
Health information, available in several different languages, from the Department of Human Services, Australia.
Vietnamese Community Health Promotion Project
The mission of the Vietnamese Community Health Promotion Project (based in San Francisco, CA) is to improve the health of Vietnamese living in the United States. There are a number of Vietnamese language patient education materials available through their web site.
Voice of Cambodian Children
Website of a radio and community program based in Lowell, Massachusetts, the second largest Cambodian population in the United States of America. The Voice of Cambodian Children's mission is to educate and preserve rich Cambodian heritage, culture, tradition, religion, and arts through the process of democratic education. This website resources page makes translated health information available on a wide range of health topics and audio segment from the weekly radio show.
Washington State Department of Health - Fish Facts for Healthy Nutrition
This site contains information on fish and/or shellfish advisories in Washington State waters. Some of the information (Duwamish River, Yakima River) is translated into other languages for areas where there is a higher immigrant population.
Wellshare International - formerly Minnesota International Health Volunteers
A nonprofit organization based in Minnesota, MIHV operates community-based health programs in the United States and abroad. They have a variety of health education materials.
WWW Hmong Homepage
The WWW Hmong Homepage, is a volunteer effort bringing together a collection of Internet-based resources related to Hmong news and current-events, issues, history, publications, and culture. This site is an official Asian Studies WWW Virtual Library Associate site.
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