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Other information on the Internet related to Vietnamese culture and health care topics.

Cultural Diversity - A Guide for Health Professionals
The guide was developed for Queensland Health on the basis of research conducted by the Australian Centre for International and Tropical Health and Nutrition, The University of Queensland, from November 1997 to April 1998. It presents health and socio-cultural information on multicultural communities (including torture and trauma and issues for children, young people and women). It encourages health staff to actively explore cultural issues with patients and cautions against stereotyping.
Vietnamese Family Autism Advisory Board
The Vietnamese Family Autism Advisory Board (VFAAB) is a coalition of families, community members based in Seattle WA to support families of children with developmental delay in the Vietnamese community. The Board seeks to be a resource to families and community members, assisting people to connect to therapeutic and support services across the care system and educating the community about autism and developmental delay.
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.
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.
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.
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.
How Foods Affect Blood Sugar: A Guide for Vietnamese Patients with Diabetes
This 24 minute narrated video slideshow presentation is intended to be used by clinicians during discussion with patients about carbohydrates and blood glucose. It is culturally tailored to reflect foods commonly consumed by Vietnamese Americans and includes photos of foods, meal comparisons, and portion sizes. Scroll-over video for table of contents. May take a moment to load.
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.
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