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News by Topic: Culture and cultural competency

May 24, 2022 - Highlights discussions of indigenous health equity and barriers at the Pathways to Equity Symposium hosted by the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center. Describes challenges related to poverty and mortality rates, trauma and stress, and the importance of community representation and participation in interventions.
Source: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
May 17, 2022 - The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is seeking comments on the reinstatement of an information collection titled "Think Cultural Health (TCH) website Quality Improvement Effort." The THC website is a repository of resources and tools to promote cultural and linguistic competency in health and healthcare. The data will be used to ensure that the offerings on the TCH website are relevant, useful, and appropriate to their target audiences. Comments are due by July 18, 2022.
Source: Federal Register