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Promoting Cultural Sensitivity: A Practical Guide for Tuberculosis Programs That Provide Services to Hmong Persons from Laos

Promoting Cultural Sensitivity: A Practical Guide for Tuberculosis Programs That Provide Services to Hmong Persons from Laos

 Table of Contents

Introduction (PDF - 61KB)

Background (PDF - 77KB)

Tips for Providing Culturally Competent Tuberculosis Services to Hmong Persons from Laos (PDF - 76KB)

Chapter 1: Lao Hmong History and Immigration to the United States (PDF - 166KB)

Chapter 2: Overview of Lao Hmong Culture (PDF - 237KB)

Chapter 3: The Health of Persons from Laos (PDF - 156KB)

Chapter 4: Common Perceptions, Attitudes, and Beliefs About Tuberculosis Among the Lao Hmong (PDF - 104KB)

Conclusion (PDF - 45KB)

Appendix A: Using Kleinman’s Questions to Understand Patients’ Perceptions of Tuberculosis (PDF - 55KB)

Appendix B: Tips for Working with Interpreters (PDF - 45KB)

Appendix C: Tuberculosis and Cultural Competence Resources (PDF - 93KB)

Appendix D: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Study Summary (PDF - 99KB)

Appendix E: Glossary of Hmong Terms (PDF - 112KB)

Appendix F: Tuberculosis Screening Policies for Persons Overseas (PDF - 102KB)

Appendix G: References (PDF - 86KB)

 


Released October 2008
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention
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