Cultural Competence in Health: a review of the evidence

Jongen, Crystal, McCalman, Janya, Bainbridge, Roxanne, and Clifford, Anton (2018) Cultural Competence in Health: a review of the evidence. Springer Briefs in Public Health . Springer, Singapore.

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[Extract] Everyone has the right to accessible healthcare that is safe, responsive, effective and appropriate to their individual needs. That is health equity. Yet, inequalities in healthcare distribution and access are pervasive globally. Concerns about inequalities in healthcare access, service provision and health outcomes for global Indigenous populations and minority groups are prompting regulatory bodies, health services and health professionals to examine how they can better meet the healthcare needs of these groups.

Item ID: 51293
Item Type: Book (Research - A1)
ISBN: 978-981-10-5292-7
Date Deposited: 30 Oct 2017 05:47
FoR Codes: 45 INDIGENOUS STUDIES > 4504 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health and wellbeing > 450404 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural determinants of health @ 60%
42 HEALTH SCIENCES > 4203 Health services and systems > 420319 Primary health care @ 40%
SEO Codes: 92 HEALTH > 9203 Indigenous Health > 920303 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health - Health System Performance (incl. Effectiveness of Interventions) @ 50%
92 HEALTH > 9202 Health and Support Services > 920299 Health and Support Services not elsewhere classified @ 50%
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