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Selected and Compiled by Jacquelyn Coughlan, M.S., M..L.S

Bridging Refugee Youth & Children's Services - BRYCS. (2007). Full-text reports and resources on refugee youth, a national program of technical assistance. Retrieved November 20, 2008 from http://www.brycs.org
Cultural Diversity in Health Care by Geri-Ann Galanti. (2008). Case studies, field notes, workshops, resources, profiles, and concepts relating to cultural diversity. Retrieved November 20, 2008 from http://www.ggalanti.com/index.html
Diversity Rx. (2006). A clearinghouse of information to meet the language and cultural needs of minorities, immigrants, refugees, and other diverse populations. Retrieved November 20, 2008 from http://www.diversityrx.org
EthnoMed - Haborview Medical Center, University of Washington. (2008). Cultural beliefs and medical issues on the health care of recent immigrants, clinical topics, and multilingual patient education materials. Retrieved November 20, 2008 from http://ethnomed.org
Health for Asylum Seekers and Refugees Portal - HARP. (2003). This website contains information, practical tools, and articles written by health care professionals, NGOs and research bodies who are experts in working with asylum seekers and refugees. Retrieved September 9, 2008, from http://www.harpweb.org.uk/
International Health Education Alliance - IHEA. (2008). Merged with the Center foe Cross-Cultural Health from the University of Minnesota. Retrieved November 20, 2008 from http://www.ihea.info/multicultural_health_education/
Mason, E. (2007). Guide to international refugee law resources on the web. Retrieved November 20, 2008 from http://www.llrx.com/features/refugee.htm
Massachusetts Health Promotion Clearinghouse. (n.d.). Provides free health promotion materials for Massachusetts residents and health and social service providers on a variety of topics. Retrieved September 11, 2008, from http://www.maclearinghouse.com/ 

National Center for Cultural Competence - Georgetown University. (n.d.). Publications, projects, resources, and tools for the development of culturally competent care. Retrieved November 20, 2008 from    http://www11.georgetown.edu/research/gucchd/nccc  See also Self-assessment tools at: http://www11.georgetown.edu/research/gucchd/nccc/foundations/assessment.html

National Council on Interpreting in Health Care - NCIHC. (2007). Working papers on practical strategies to help implement quality interpreter services. Retrieved November 20, 2008 from http://www.ncihc.org/mc/page.do
National Library of Medicine. (2008). SIS outreach activities and resources - Multicultural resources for health information. Retrieved November 20, 2008 from http://sis.nlm.nih.gov/outreach/multicultural.html

Office of International and Refugee Health. (.n.d.). Promotes achievement of U. S. and international goals through effective participation in multilateral health organizations. Retrieved February 29, 2009 from http://www.virtualref.com/govagency/287.htm

Refugee Case Law Site. (n.d.). From the University of Michigan Law School. Retrieved November 20, 2008 from http://www.refugeecaselaw.org
©Jacquelyn Coughlan, March 2009 ( entries)