3344.0 Taking culture and language into account in health education and promotion

Monday, November 8, 2010: 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Health education, promotion, and communication activities are most salient to the intended recipients when they are culturally and linguistically appropriate. This roundtable session provides examples of programs utilizing these strategies to improve the health and lives of diverse populations.
Session Objectives: 1. Discuss the need for health education and promotion strategies and materials that are culturally and linguistically tailored to reach diverse audiences. 2. Formulate suggestions to incorporate culturally and linguistically appropriate strategies into existing programs.

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A culturally appropriate diabetes education intervention program among Chinese Americans
Grace X. Ma, PhD, Wanzhen Gao, PhD, Ying Yuan, MHA, Yin Tan, MD, MPH and Kathy Zhou, BA
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Improving quality and consistency of health care translations through development of an online managed care term glossary
Sonia Gamboa, MAT, Yolanda Partida, DPA, Susan Thompson, Therese Horth, Kathy Grant, Lenna Monte, MPH ,CHES and Nai Kasick, MPH, CHES
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Process evaluation of culturally tailored liver cancer education material for Asian Americans
Hyeyeon Yoon, Sunmin Lee, ScD, MPH, Carol Strong, Tonghan Chung and Hee-Soon Juon, PhD
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Land, food and health: Cultural-based education and chronic disease self-management
Sheryl Yoshimura, BS, RD, Jo-Hsi Wang, BS, Ritabelle Fernandes, MD, MPH, Mele A. Look, MBA and Tricia Usagawa, BS
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Rules about smoking in Cambodian American households
Robert Friis, PhD, Mohammed Forouzesh, PhD, MPH, Alan Safer, PhD, Che Wankie, MPH, Claire Garrido-Ortega, MPH, Dexter Dizon, BS, Kirsten Trefflich, MPA and Kimthai Kuoch, MPA

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Organized by: Public Health Education and Health Promotion
Endorsed by: Alternative and Complementary Health Practices, American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Caucus, Asian Pacific Islander Caucus for Public Health, Caucus on Public Health and the Faith Community, Social Work