Focus area
Purpose
Source
Type
Projects and Programmes
Getting the word out: Effective health outreach to cultural communities

Getting the Word Out is a guide to effective outreach for health organizations. In particular, this guide is intended for patient support organizations that would like to make their information, referral, support and advocacy services more accessible to people from a variety of cultural communities.

Projects and Programmes
Learning Plans

Learning Plans reflect backward design, combining the Teaching Tolerance Social Justice Standards, Common Core-aligned literacy strategies and student performance tasks with windows-and-mirrors texts from the Perspectives library. The result is a comprehensive literacy-based plan that is both rigorous and relevant.

Publications
A Cultural Competence Guide for Primary Health Care Professionals in Nova Scotia

This guide includes tools and resources to assist primary health care professionals in providing culturally competent health care. Culture is a broad term used in reference to a wide variety of groups. In order to respectfully and effectively address health needs and issues related to race, ethnicity and language, the focus of this guide is on these elements of culture.

Media
Videos on how to provide culturally and linguistically appropriate medical care

These videos include guides on how to work with an interpreter and how to approach cultural and religious differences with patients. 

Publications
Enhancing Cultural Competency A Resource Kit for Health Care Professionals

This resource kit was jointly developed by the Alberta Children’s Hospital/Child and Women’s Health Diversity Program Coordinator, and the Program Facilitator, Mental Health Diversity Program (2002-2007), with the assistance of a project worker, in response to an identified staff need for easily accessible information on cultural diversity. The information is intended to assist health professionals in providing culturally competent care to individuals and families from diverse cultural backgrounds.

Publications
YES I CAN Leadership for teen

The manual focuses on the transformative leadership capacities of girls and boys, and helps workshop participants develop collective solutions to challenges faced by their communities, nurture new norms of gender equality in their families, and engage in political processes for building just, peaceful, and democratic societies.

Projects and Programmes
New Ethiopia policy helps refugees legally document life events

Refugees can now receive birth, death and marriage certificates, a historic first that will give them better access to services.

Courses / trainings
Peace Dialogue Campus Network: Fostering Positive Attitudes between Migrants and Youth in Hosting Societies

The project aims to foster a more peaceful generation in Europe and in Turkey that approaches migrants with positive attitudes to overcome prejudices, tackle discrimination and help social inclusion through intercultural communication. It will aim to achieve this objective via an international peace dialogue campus network of university students, led by 30 "Peace Envoys".

Arts
University Courses for Refugees in the Social Sciences

As a part of Humboldt University's initiative “Refugees as guest students”, the Berlin Institute for Integration and Migration Research (BIM) offers two classes for refugees and other interested students in the social sciences on migration, space, and gender. The seminars will be held in Arabic or Farsi as well as in English.

Publications
Health care curricula in multicultural societies

This paper aims to present and argue the need for a profound change in the healthcare curricula by describing our observations and experiences within medical education.