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Arabs

Getting to Know Arab-American Culture

This section provides information on the culture of Arabs as it relates to the health of individuals, families, and communities. We hope that the material contained here will be useful to providers as they formulate effective strategies to eliminate health disparities for the diverse Arab population.

Source: The Provider's Guide to Quality and Culture

  • Arab Americans
    The Provider's Guide to Quality and Culture
    Provides detailed information about the culture of Arabs including its strengths and protective factors, challenges to health and well-being, and principles for culturally competent health services.
  • Muslims
    The term Arab is associated with a particular region of the world. Arab countries are not homogeneous with respect to religious beliefs. They include Christians, Jews, and Muslims. The large majority of Arabs are Muslim.
    The Provider's Guide to Quality and Culture
 
 
 
 
 

 

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