Rural Health Resources by Topic: Culture and cultural competency
Report to Congress on the Outcome Evaluations of Administration for Native Americans Projects
Provides an overview of 2020 Administration for Native Americans (ANA) projects, with a focus on each project's goals, objectives, accomplishments, and relevant data. Summarizes 33 projects that aim to promote social/cultural, environmental, and economic health and sustainability in American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) populations, with several projects addressing population health in rural areas. Discusses the impacts of COVID-19 on ANA projects.
Date: 09/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Administration for Children and Families view details
Tribal Epidemiology Centers: At the Forefront of American Indian/Alaska Native Public Health
Discusses Tribal Epidemiology Centers (TECs) and their work with tribal partners to address challenges related to American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) data. Includes information on culturally sensitive data collection, the importance of TEC work, AI/AN data best practices, impacts of COVID-19, and more.
Author(s): Laura D. Cassidy, DenYelle Kenyon, Jamie Ritchey, et al. Citation: Public Health Reports, 138(2 suppl) Date: 08/2023 Type: Document view details
Rural Disaster Behavioral Health: A Guide for Outreach Workers and Crisis Counselors
Provides recommendations to behavioral health professionals who are working with rural populations following a disaster. Offers an overview of rural populations in the United States, behavioral health impacts of disasters, strategies to effectively assist in a rural context, and disaster response recommendations and resources.
Date: 08/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration view details
On-Farm Health Screening Needs of Immigrant Dairy Workers
Webinar recording discussing a study evaluating the health needs of immigrant dairy workers in Texas as well as health risk screenings on the farm. Describes barriers to healthcare including access, childcare, leave from work, language barriers, and more. Transcript is available by clicking the three dots under the video.
Date: 07/2023 Type: Video/Multimedia Sponsoring organization: Network of the National Library of Medicine view details
Health Panel Comment Letter – HHS Smoking Cessation Framework 2023
Offers comments in response to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Request for Information on the draft HHS 2023 Framework to Support and Accelerate Smoking Cessation. Discusses tobacco use in rural areas, incorporating payment strategies to incentivize clinical providers and health plans to address tobacco cessation, the importance of culturally competent interventions, and more.
Date: 07/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Rural Policy Research Institute Rural Health Panel view details
Indian Health Service Program Evaluation Services: Community Opioid Intervention Pilot Projects FY 2021-2022 Report
Report evaluates the Indian Health Service's Community Opioid Intervention Pilot Project aimed at addressing opioid use disorder in American Indian and Alaska Native communities. Collects and evaluates data from grantees after the program's first year, April 1, 2021-March 31, 2022. Explores grantees' progress in building organizational capacity, community and educational events, and professional trainings, among other measures.
Date: 07/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Indian Health Service view details
Perceived Barriers and Benefits of COVID-19 Testing among Pacific Islanders on Guam
Results of a project aiming to promote COVID-19 testing among Pacific Islanders using culturally relevant community-tailored strategies with culturally and linguistically appropriate educational materials, and to identify the factors associated with COVID-19 testing. Uses data collected from June 2021 to July 2022.
Author(s): Rachael T. Leon Guerrero, Angelina G. Mummert, Dareon C. Rios, et al. Citation: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 20(13), 6302 Date: 07/2023 Type: Document view details
We Are All in This Together: Rurality, Social Cohesion, and COVID-19 Prevention Behaviors
Examines how social cohesion, rurality, and individual behaviors to prevent COVID-19 are related. Analyzes 2,926 participant survey responses in 2021 according to COVID-19 experiences and attitudes, social distancing behaviors, and tendencies to remain home while sick, with data broken down by demographic variables such as rural versus urban, age, sex, race/ethnicity, education, income, and marriage status. Discusses the importance of understanding rural culture and behaviors when communicating public health strategies.
Author(s): Radhika Sood, Juliette Entenman, Erin Kitt-Lewis, et al. Citation: The Journal of Rural Health Date: 07/2023 Type: Document view details