Transcultural Health Care Links

Resource Links

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCA):
NHPCA’s Council on Hospice Care in Diverse Communities

AIDS Education and Training Center-National Multicultural Institute

Black Myeloma Health: "I Am My Brother's Keeper"

Quality Interactions Newsletter

Think Cultural Health

National Center for Cultural Competence (NCCC)

HRET Health Disparities Tool Kit

National Resource Center on Advancing Emergency Preparedness for Culturally Diverse Communities

Rural Assistance Center - Health Literacy

Ethnicity Online

Culturally & Linguistically Appropriate Services National Standards

Office of Minority Health Resource Center

CAHPS Cultural Competence Item Set

La Raza’s (NCLR) Institute for Hispanic Health

Anti-Racism Resources


Awesome Library – Multicultural Site

MEDLINEplus Health Information

Center for International Rehabilitation Research Information & Exchange (CIRRIE)

Kaiser Family Foundation – Minority Health

Cross Cultural Health Care Program (CCHCP)

Resources for Cross-Cultural Health Care

The Center for Cross-Cultural Health

National Resource Center

Multilingual Glossary of Medical Terms

Transcultural Nursing Society (TCNS)

Center For Cross-Cultural Research

International Cancer Council (ICC)

Walking the Walk: A Guide to Diversity Resources for Trainers

National Standards of Practice For Interpreters in Health Care

National Council on Interpreting in Health Care

Recommended Resources for Culturally Competent Healthcare

The Genetic Counseling Cultural and Linguistic Competence Toolkit (GCCCT)

Annotated Resource Links

AHRQ: Consider Culture, Customs and Beliefs - The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) offers several resources for improving cultural and linguistic competency in delivering health care.

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality -  Specific Populations page from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Health Disparities Policy Page from the Kaiser Family Foundation - Racial Equity and Health Policy.

Culture, Language, and Health - U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services. Health Resources and Services Administration. Healthy literacy tools and practices "to improve individual health and build healthy communities, health care providers need to recognize and address the unique culture, language and health literacy of diverse consumers and communities. "

Culture Vision  ​- An online resource that supports cultural competency in patient care by providing access to information for more than 50 ethnic, cultural, religious and ability groups.

A Physician's Practical Guide to Culturally Competent Care - Offers CME/CE credit and equips health care professionals with awareness, knowledge, and skills to better treat the increasingly diverse U.S. population they serve.

Women's Health: Cultural Competence - Helps health professionals learn more about cultural diversity issues in health care. Links to resources on topics like ethnomedicine, female migrant workers’ health, homeless women’s health, and immigrant women’s health.