Enhancing CALD Cultural Competence

Cultural diversity in the New Zealand population is growing leading to increasing cross cultural interactions between clinicians and patients and between employees.

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CALD refers to culturally and linguistically diverse groups who are migrants and refugees from Asian, Middle Eastern, Latin American and African (MELAA) backgrounds.

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  • Nov 2018

    Inequities for Maori, Pacific and Indian mothers and babies [PMMRC Report, 2018]

    The latest report of the Perinatal and Maternal Mortality Review Committee (PMMRC, 2018) shows inequities for Maori, Pacific and Indian mothers and babies. There were significantly higher neonatal death rates for babies without congenital anomalies of Maori, Pacific and Indian mothers compared to mothers of Other Asian, Other European and...

  • Nov 2018

    Older Asian Migrants’ Psychological Well-being [an AUT study]

    An Auckland University of Technology (AUT) study shows that strong relationships in community networks are important for older Asian migrants’ psychological well-being. The study found ethnic enclaves and volunteering were "pivotal" for the wellbeing of late-life recent Asian migrants.

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