TITLE

INCREASING ORGANIZATIONAL CAPACITY FOR BREAST AND CERVICAL CANCER SCREENING OF AAPI WOMEN

AUTHOR(S)
Rezai, Karen; Nguyen, Tu-Uyen; Fu, Lisa; Kagawa-Singer, Marjorie
PUB. DATE
September 2003
SOURCE
American Journal of Health Studies;2003, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p211
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
AAPI women have low breast and cervical cancer (BCC) screening rates compared to other ethnic groups. However, there is a lack of culturally tailored programs designed to promote screening practices within AAPI communities. The CARE Program sought to reduce BCC morbidity and mortality rates among AAPI women by building the capacity of community health centers to deliver effective and culturally/linguistically appropriate screening programs in six different AAPI communities. This paper will (1) provide an overview of CARE's theoretical approach, (2) highlight cultural tailoring strategies of BCC screening programs for the different ethnic groups, (3)present selected program results, and (4) discuss limitations and recommendations.
ACCESSION #
10885713

 

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