Post-partum rituals around the globe: Advancing the research agenda through kleinman's explanatory model
Learning Areas:Diversity and culture
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Provision of health care to the public
Social and behavioral sciences
Describe and explore the cultural practices and beliefs surrounding postpartum rituals around the world. Identify possible effects of postpartum practices that may affect postpartum doctor visits. Formulate effective strategies to improve clinician awareness of postpartum practices in order to facilitate clinical intervention with women who undergo these rituals.
Keyword(s): Maternal and Child Health
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have assisted in and presented on research that focuses on behavioral health disparities for ethnic and immigrant populations. I have worked on federally funded grants focusing on these populations. I have chaired conferences focused on improving access to care for ethnic and immigrant populations. In addition, my scientific interests have been focused on improving access to care for these populations.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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