Research Commentary

eCALD® provides monthly commentary on research articles relating to Asian, Middle Eastern, Latin American and African population health and CALD groups, which are downloadable from international or national websites. The commentaries are themed.

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Research Commentary [10] August 2017

The focus of this review is on evidence for the effectiveness of Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) Cultural Competency Training for improving patient satisfaction and patient outcomes for the CALD populations. 

Research Commentary [9] August 2017

This review focuses on mental health screening tools in multiple languages.

Research Commentary [8] July 2017

The theme of this review is “Stroke and Asian communities”.

Research Commentary [7] June 2017

This is the third review in our series on Asian, migrant and refugee Child and Adolescent mental health.

Research Commentary [6] May 2017

This edition focuses on the mental health of Asian youth in New Zealand.

Research Commentary [5] May 2017

The focus of this review is on the Health of Older Asian people.

Research Commentary [4] April 2017

Our focus for this month is on refugee youth and mental health.

Research Commentary [3] March 2017

This month the research commentary focuses on the launch of the newly published International Benchmarking of Asian Health Outcomes for Waitemata and Auckland DHBs report.

Research Commentary [2] February 2017

This commentary focuses on child health in Asian populations.

Research Commentary [1] December 2016

This edition highlights the rapidly increasing prevalence of diabetes in the Asia Pacific region and ethnic inequalities in 30-day ischaemic stroke survival rates for Asian groups in New Zealand.