Diversity, Cultural Competence and Health Disparities
ARCH: Access to Resources for Community Health Non-English language resources from ARCH, a partnership among Treadwell Library, the MGH Community Health Associates (CHA), the Massachusetts Prevention Centers (MPC) Boston Office, and the Chelsea, MA Health Department (CHD).
AMMP Association of Multicultural Members of Partners.
MGH department whose mission is to facilitate and promote the advancement of underrepresented minority (URM) physicians and aspiring physicians and researchers, as well as to develop culturally competent physicians at MGH.
Massachusetts Alliance of Portuguese Speakers (MAPS) MAPS works with and for the Brazilian, Cape Verdean, Portuguese and other Portuguese-speaking communities to increase access and remove barriers to health, education and social services through direct services, advocacy, leadership and community development. Also in Portuguese.
Massachusetts Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) Program is comprised of six regional centers and a statewide office dedicated to enhancing access to quality health care, particularly primary and preventive care. AHECís goal is to improve the supply and distribution of healthcare professionals with an emphasis on providing primary health care services for the underserved populations.
National Center for Cultural Competence (NCCC) From Georgetown University,
NCCC's mission is to increase the capacity of health care and mental health programs to design, implement and evaluate culturally and linguistically competent service delivery systems.
Health Information for Minority Women From the National Women's Health Information Center (NWHIC), a service of the Office on Women's Health in the Department of Health and Human Services.
Hispanic American Health From Medlineplus, a service of the National Library of Medicine (NLM), with links to news, statistics, research, and other organizations.
Indian Health Service (IHS) A Department of Health and Human Services agency responsible for providing federal health services to American Indians and Alaska Natives.
Medlineplus in Spanish Contains health information, interactive tutorials, medical encyclopedia, health news, all in Spanish.
National Asian Pacific Center on Aging Produced with the assistance of AARP and the California Health Care Foundation. Pamphlets in PDF format about Medicare and Medicaid in a variety of Asian languages.
Native American Health From Medlineplus, a service of the National Library of Medicine (NLM), with links to news, statistics, research, and other organizations.