Tuberculosis (TB) - Cultural Competency Links

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Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations Links to products, publications, programs and other resources.

CDC National Prevention Information Network TB-specific materials can be searched for by language, target population, and topic area.

Center for Cross-cultural Health Sample language policies, guidelines for working with interpreters, instruments to help measure an organization’s cultural competency, and lists of translated health education materials are available.

Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS) in Healthcare Standards - Recommendations for national standards for culturally and linguistically appropriate services (CLAS) in health care.

Ethnomed - Short articles on disease and minority groups; many of the articles written by health professionals; some TB patient education materials also available on this Web site.

Johns Hopkins University Center for Communication Programs - International resource for health professionals who seek samples of pamphlets, posters, videos, and many other media/materials designed to promote public health


WisconsinLocal Health Departments - Regional offices - Tribal agencies

Respiratory Diseases and International Health Unit

Division of Public Health
Bureau of Communicable Diseases and Emergency Response
1 West Wilson Street
Madison  WI 53701-2659
608-266-0049 - Secure Fax

Lorna Will - Program Director 
      Jo Mercurio - Office operations
      Pa Vang - TB nurse consultant 
      Philip Wegner - TB nurse consultant
      Norma Denbrook - Dispensary
      Savitri Tsering - Refugee health coordinator 

Last Revised: October 16, 2014