Leveraging Culture to Address Health Inequalities: Examples from Native Communities

Date/Time: 
11/14/2012 - 8:00am
Location
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Sheraton Seattle Hotel
1400 Sixth Street
Seattle, WA 98101

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Seattle
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Sponsoring Agency: 
Institute of Medicine of the National Academies
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Institute of Medicine of the National Academies
Description: 

The Roundtable on the Promotion of Health Equity and the Elimination of Health Disparities will hold a workshop on Wednesday, November 14, in Seattle, WA.  The purpose of this workshop is to focus on native American Health and how culture is a decisive factor when addressing health inequalities.The topics for the workshop include:

  • Training in cultureal competence
  • Weaving culture into the clinical setting
  • Action in cancer prevention in Communities
  • Action in diabetes prevention in Communities
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