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South Asian

Getting to Know South Asian Culture
This section provides information on several cultures as it relates to the health of individuals, families, and communities. We hope that these resources will be useful to health care providers as they formulate effective strategies to eliminate health disparities for the diverse patient population.

Source: The Provider's Guide to Quality and Culture

South Asians: Genersl Information

South Asians
The Provider's Guide to Quality and Culture
Provides detailed information about South East Asian culture including its strengths and protective factors, challenges to health and well-being, and principles for culturally competent health services.

Buddhist
Quick Reference

Metropolitan Chicago Healthcare Council
Complete version
Metropolitan Chicago Healthcare Council

Buddhist Patients and Health Care: Nine Practical Points for non-Buddhist Providers
Chaplain John Ehman, University of Pennsylvania Health System
The Web document lists points for the care of patients from different cultures

Hindu
Quick Reference 

Metropolitan Chicago Healthcare Council
Complete version
Metropolitan Chicago Healthcare Council
Hindu Dietary Practices

MinorityNurse.com

Hindu Patients and Health Care: Eight Practical Points for Non-Hindu Providers

Chaplain John Ehman, University of Pennsylvania Health System The Web document lists points for the care of patients from different cultures
Health and Healthcare of Asian Indian American Elders
University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada; University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey

Jain
Quick Reference

Metropolitan Chicago Healthcare Council
Complete version
Metropolitan Chicago Healthcare Council


Sikh
Quick Reference

Metropolitan Chicago Healthcare Council
Complete Guide
Metropolitan Chicago Healthcare Council

Sikh Patient's Protocol for Health Care...
Metropolitan Chicago Healthcare Council

 

 

 

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