Immigration trends in southern California and health: A case for increased cultural competence toward improving outcomes
Learning Areas:Diversity and culture
Provision of health care to the public
Public health or related public policy
Describe the process of spatially mapping populations for health care prevention to culturally diverse populations Identify populations by county in Southern California with higher densities of immigrant population and the corresponding health needs of the region. Discuss the need for cultural competence in serving immigrant populations and improving health outcomes
Keyword(s): Cultural Competency, Community-Based Public Health
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