Cultural Concerns of Asian and Pacific Islanders

Cardiovascular Disease and Pan Asian Community (slides)

Highlights the prevalence of hypertension and stroke in Asian Americans, barriers to care, the special role of community health workers and the need for more community participatory research as well as community capacity building, and health literacy projects.

Cultural Concerns of Asian and Pacific Islanders (slides)

Provides a broad range of culturally relevant information about Asian Pacific Islanders including who Asian and Pacific Islanders are, the impact of their culture on health care delivery, and possible individual practice techniques to develop or enhance cultural competency.