Archive for the ‘Cross-Cultural Healthcare Pearls’ Category

Crossing Cultures Without Becoming Cross

Tuesday, September 1st, 2009 |

  People seeking healthcare in North America are increasingly global in their make up. Some 50 million are culturally diverse and operate with understandings of health and medicine that are unfamiliar to most healthcare professionals. Nevertheless, we must effectively understand and ...

Isn’t English Enough For International Healthcare?

Sunday, April 1st, 2007 |

English is today the dominate language of international affairs, as well as the official language of some twenty nations. Even in countries where English is not commonly spoken, translation is usually readily available. These facts frequently tempt health professions to ...