Interventions to improve cultural competency in healthcare: a systematic review of reviews
Mandy Truong, Yin Paradies, Naomi Priest
BMC HEALTH SERVICES RESEARCH | BMC | Published : 2014
BACKGROUND: Cultural competency is a recognized and popular approach to improving the provision of health care to racial/ethnic minority groups in the community with the aim of reducing racial/ethnic health disparities. The aim of this systematic review of reviews is to gather and synthesize existing reviews of studies in the field to form a comprehensive understanding of the current evidence base that can guide future interventions and research in the area. METHODS: A systematic review of review articles published between January 2000 and June 2012 was conducted. Electronic databases (including Medline, Cinahl and PsycINFO), reference lists of articles, and key websites were searched. Revie..View full abstract
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Awarded by NHMRC postdoctoral training fellowship
MT was supported by an Australian Postgraduate Award during the preparation of this manuscript. NP was supported by an NHMRC postdoctoral training fellowship (628897) and the Victorian Health Promotion Foundation during the preparation of this manuscript.