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Patient-centered care in a multicultural world

Patient-centered care in a multicultural world

Patient-centered care in a multicultural world Authors: Mathers, Nigel; Bansal, Aarti To be a good clinician in 2016 is challenging – not only do we have to ensure that our biomedical knowledge is up to date, but increasingly we need to practice medicine within the much broader context of patient-centered care (PCC) in diverse populations. […]

The global reach of family medicine and community health

wei wang

The global reach of family medicine and community health Author: Wang, Wei For the past 2 months I have traveled across Africa, Asia, Europe, and Oceania for fieldwork and conferences on health burden and noncommunicable disease. The striking contrast between access to community health care and hospital services was constantly in my mind during my […]

The challenges of cross-cultural research and teaching in primary care

Prof Nigel Joseph Mathers

The challenges of cross-cultural research and teaching in primary care Author: Mathers, Nigel Joseph This special issue of Family Medicine and Community Health is focused on some of the challenges that we face when undertaking cross-cultural academic studies in primary care. It includes both research and teaching studies conducted in several different countries around the […]