Please contact Nathalie Ahyi to learn how you can participate in the Cultural Awareness Health Care Work Group.
Call 415-4272 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
PowerPoints from MIAB conferences
2008 MIAB Conference
The $ and Sense of Culturally Effective Care: Access, Communication, and Commitment
Conference Agenda with Links to Presenters’ Powerpoints
LIST FROM agenda
Morning Plenary: Robert Like, MD: Cultural Competency, Communication, and Implications for Quality Care
Morning Plenary: Bruce Adelson, Esq.: Keeping it Legal - Communicating with Patients under Title VI and the ADA
Breakout I: Joint Commission – One Size Does Not Fit All: Meeting the Health Care Needs of Diverse Populations Amy Wilson-Stronks, MPP, CPHQ
Breakout I: Wellesley College and New Hampshire Minority Health Coalition – Assessment of Mental Health Needs of African Refugees and Latino Immigrants in New Hampshire Chris Smith, Michelle Porche, Ed.D
Breakout II: Robert Like, MD: Addressing Cross-Cultural Health Literacy Challenges in Clinical Practice
Breakout II: ZaritaAraujo-Lane, MSW, LICSW: Reinventing Ourselves as Mental Health Clinicians When Working with Refugee and Immigrant Populations
Breakout III: Cynthia Whitaker, PhD: Mental Health Services for People Who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing in New Hampshire
2006 Medical Interpretation Advisory Board (MIAB)
Culturally Competent Care: From Theory to Practice
On November 3rd, 2006 the MIAB hosted their second conference, titled Culturally Competent Care: From Theory to Practice.
Attendants from around the state attended the meeting; presenting important issues and thoughts to the speakers and creating a high level of dialogue.
The outstanding presentations of our presenters are available:
- Why Does Culture Matter in Health Care and What Can We Do About It? - Arthur Kleinman, MD, Harvard University
- Culture and Language: Clinical, Programmatic, and Policy Issues and their Implementation – Arthur Kleinman, MD, Harvard University
- Using Demographic Data to Provide Patient-Centered Care: Why Data Collection is Important - Romana Hasnian-Wynia, PhD, Health Research and Education Trust
- Collecting Race and Ethnicity Data: Barriers and Solutions - Romana Hasnian-Wynia, PhD, Health Research and Education Trust
DVDs of these presentations are available by contacting the project manager, (603) 225-0900.
Program support is provided by a grant from the Endowment for Health. The Foundation for Healthy Communities is a statewide non-profit organization that works to improve health and health care delivery in New Hampshire.