Cultural Considerations in Caring for Refugees and Immigrants

Joseph S Tan, Claudia W Allen
Primary Care 2021, 48 (1): 35-43
This article describes the different ways culture affects health care, in terms of patient-related factors, health care provider-related factors, and health care system-related factors. This article also reviews interventions and best practices that draw on the incorporation of culture into health care and that thus may be effective for building cross-cultural understanding between providers and their immigrant and refugee patients.

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