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Pacific Islanders

Getting to Know Pacific Islander Culture

This section provides information on the culture of Pacific Islanders 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 population.

Source: The Provider's Guide to Quality and Culture

Pacific Islanders
  • Pacific Islanders
    The Provider's Guide to Quality and Culture
    Provides detailed information about the culture of Pacific Islanders including its strengths and protective factors, challenges to health and well-being, and principles for culturally competent health services.
  • Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Populations
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    Provides information about demographics, leading causes of death, and other important health issues.


 
 
 

 

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