Arizona Health Equity Stakeholder Strategies
A report from the Arizona Health Disparities Center (AHDC) to address the existence and root causes of health disparities in the state and to develop strategies to overcome them. Discusses issues in rural areas such as access, limited transportation, and the need for incentives to encourage workforce placement.
Date: 01/2013 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Arizona Department of Health Services view details
Culture as a Social Determinant of Health
Describes the role that culture plays in health for Native Americans. Discusses the importance of cultural competence for healthcare providers, and includes recommendations for healthcare providers and policymakers.
Author(s): James Knibb-Lamouche Date: 11/2012 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Health and Medicine Division (HMD), National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine view details
Priorities for Action in a Rural Older Adults Study
Discusses a study based on interviews with older rural adults in the southern border region of New Mexico regarding their experiences with health disparities while aging in a rural area. Analyzes data on prescription medication affordability, transportation, and assisted living, as well as cultural, linguistic, and economic barriers to access.
Author(s): Jennifer B. Averill Citation: Family and Community Health, 35(4), 358-372 Date: 10/2012 Type: Document view details
Intervention Mapping as a Guide for the Development of a Diabetes Peer Support Intervention in Rural Alabama
Describes development of a culturally relevant program to improve diabetes self-management among medically underserved African American adults in Alabama's Black Belt. Discusses intervention mapping as a systematic process combining theory, empirical evidence from the literature, and data from the community, and shows how this may be a useful approach in developing and adapting programs.
Author(s): Andrea Cherrington, Michelle Y. Martin, Michaela Hayes, et al. Citation: Preventing Chronic Disease, 9 Date: 01/2012 Type: Document view details