Keynote speakers, including Dr. Ron Labonte of the University of Ottawa, emphasized the importance of population health and attendees participated in series of dialogue and strategy sessions on topics such as leadership, child development, injury prevention, and healthy eating.
Follows patients and families facing critical medical decisions as they navigate their way through the health care system. Provides a look at a variety of patients' cultures and the culture of medicine. Raises an awareness about the role sociocultural barriers play in patient-provider communication and in the provision of healthcare services for culturally and ethnically diverse patients.
Mohammad Kochi's story (14:03) -- Justine Chitsena's story (11:18) -- Robert Phillips' story (10:07) -- Alicia Mercado's story (12:55).
Drawing on the insights of nurses, doctors, outreach workers, medical interpreters and patients ... it helps to integrate cultural awareness and skill building into training programs for all health professionals.
Using the subject of cancer, this video explores ways that differences in culture, race, and ethnicity affect health and the delivery of health care services.