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Rural Health
News by Topic: Culture and cultural competency

Apr 12, 2021 - Describes how Alaska ranks among the top states for COVID-19 vaccine distribution due to the role that tribal health organizations have played. Discusses how the virus has disproportionately impacted Native communities and threatened indigenous culture, highlights unique efforts by tribal health providers to provide vaccinations and curb the pandemic.
Source: US News & World Report
Mar 31, 2021 - Features Yolo Hospice, a non-profit hospice provider in Northern California that is utilizing grant funds to research and address challenges that residents of rural and Native American communities face when accessing hospice and palliative care. Describes barriers to hospice and palliative care access and highlights plans to launch their own program and work with providers in other regions to help them provide accessible and culturally sensitive care to Indigenous communities.
Source: California Health Report