Resource: International Protection for a Newly Surfacing Refugee Community
Migration Information Source
Articles discusses that asylum and refugee status on the basis of sexual orientation is a relatively new phenomenon in the United States and many other countries. International protection, however, is not constant from country to country for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender refugees.
Resource: Somali Language Health Factsheets
Topics include Diabetes Facts, Heart Health Facts, Physical Activity for Healthy Living Everyday, and more.
Resource: Healthcare Information Videos in Karen and Burmese
Idaho Department of Health and Welfare & Burmese refugees.
Videos can be shown as part of a cultural orientation or before refugees’ health screening or first primary care visit.
Resource: Islamic Marriage Contracts: A Resource Guide for Legal Professionals, Advocates, Imams & Communities
Asian Pacific Islander Institute on Domestic Violence and the Battered Women’s Justice Project
Resource provides and clarifies information about Islam and gender equality in marriage and divorce. It also directs readers to best practices that safeguard women’s rights and interests.
Training: A Cultural Competency Training of Trainers Institute
Cross Cultural Health Care Program
An intensive 5-day course for organizations to meet mandates and recommendations for culturally and linguistically appropriate services.
April 22-26, 2013 in Seattle, WA.
Resource: Materials for families who have children with disabilities
Translated publications focusing on issues facing families from diverse backgrounds who have children with disabilities. Publications are translated into Hmong, Spanish, and Somali.
Resource: TB & Cultural Competency newsletter #16- Assessing Ourselves
New Jersey Medical School, Global Tuberculosis Institute
Discusses a TB outbreak among immigrants working at a tomato packing plant in Maryland whose primary language was not English. Also includes information on assessing the cultural competency of an organization.