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Culturally Competent and Effective Healthcare

MGH IHP's guide and resources for culturally effective healthcare
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Building Cultural Knowledge

Culturally effective and competent providers seek to learn about and understand cultures different from their own. These resources will help you broaden your cultural knowledge and help you provide culturally appropriate healthcare services. The resources are broken down into multicultural resources which discuss many cultures, as well as materials about specific health conditions in the context of culture.

Multicultural Knowledge

Resources that provide information on a variety of cultures, as well as tools for practitioners who want to increase their cultural knowledge.

Online Resources

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Online LGBTQ+ Resources

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Culture and Specific Health Conditions

These resources analyze a specific health condition or field within the context of culture. They often provide guidelines and strategies for effective crosscultural practice.


HIV Prevention Programs and Contraceptives

Mental Health