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African Nova Scotian Health Resource

Questions to Think About

  • What is cultural competence?
  • What are some examples of ways in which cultural competence can be practiced by healthcare professionals?
  • Why is cultural competence important in healthcare?
  • How might the values, beliefs or traditions of cultures conflict with "conventional" health practices?

Cultural Competence Information

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