Insights for Creating Culturally Competent: Health Care Programs in the Latino Community
Abstract:What do we need to know about the Latino community to make a positive impact on its health status? While generalizations cannot be made for all Latino groups, there are enough similarities and common themes that can help health care practitioners and administrators navigate this community's cultural expectations and care. This article explores several key aspects of addressing these issues as they relate generally to the Latino culture and to initiating health care programs in this community.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: December 1, 2008
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