Understanding The Importance of Cultural Competency in Healthcare

July 16, 2009

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Last Thursday, I attended a lecture titled “Providing Culturally & Linguistically Appropriate Care to Immigrant Populations”, which was part of the Asian American Health seminar series provided for CSAAH interns. Director of Programs from the South Asian Health Initiative (SAHI) Sapna Pandya, M.P.H. came to speak to us. Sapna Pandya gave us a very thorough […]

Learning of The Prevalence of Hepatitis B in Asian American Communities

July 16, 2009

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I’ve been itching to write about the frightening prevalence of hepatitis B in Asian American communities since last Wednesday, which was the first day of my internship at CSAAH (Center for Study of Asian American Health). On that day, I was required to complete a few online modules about hepatitis B, some of which were […]