Meeting cultural and religious needs is an essential part of providing care in a multi-ethnic society. This book describes ways of identifying individual needs and offers sensitive and practical approaches to adapting care to meet them. Rooted in the experiences and views of people of minority cultural and religious groups.
...goes beyond the discussion of health disparities to highlight the importance of health equity. As the title suggests, Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion: Contexts, Controversies, and Solutions helps the reader understand key social justice issues relevant to health disparities and/or health equity, taking the reader from the classroom to the real world to implement new solutions. The new Second Edition features: ?Two new chapters: one on the impact of urban education on urban health and another covering the elderly and health equity ?Updated and enhanced coverage on men's health, demographic data, the importance of cultural proficiency, maternal mortality and Black women, and much more. ? Current trends and movements, including the role of social media in the provision of health care information for improved health literacy; mass incarceration and criminal justice reform; and much more.