EthnoMed Web Site


EthnoMed Web Site


The EthnoMed Web site provides medical and cultural information about cultural beliefs, medical issues, and other related issues pertinent to the health care of recent immigrants to Seattle (or the United States in general). The site is designed to be used in clinics by care providers before seeing a patient.

The site includes the following information:

  • Cross-cultural health:
    • Clinical topics
    • Community House Calls program
    • Immigration
    • Patient education
    • Pearls of cross cultural care
    • Related sites
  • Culture specific pages include:
    • Amharic
    • Cambodian
    • Chinese
    • Eritrean
    • Ethiopian
    • Hispanic
    • Hmong
    • Karen
    • Oromo
    • Somali
    • Tigrean
    • Vietnamese
    • Other groups


University of Washington Health Sciences Library; Harborview Medical Center's Community House Calls Program

Funding Sources:

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation; University of Washington; National Network of Libraries of Medicine; Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation; University of Washington Libraries- Allen Endowment for Programs; Asian American Network for Cancer Awareness, Research and Training


Release Date: 2005
Review Date: 2008
Original Summary: October 2008
Last Updated: 10/13/08

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