Clearinghouse Resource

Title

Promoting Cultural Sensitivity: A Practical Guide for Tuberculosis Programs that Provide Services to Persons from Burma

Authors/Editors

Shrestha-Kuwahara, Robin
Jansky, Liz
Huang, Jennifer

Publisher(s)

Atlanta, GA: Centers for Disease Control

Source Information (Journal Title, Date, Length)

January 2012, 67 pages

Description of Resource

This resource may also be useful to all types of service providers working with Karen families, not just tuberculosis programs.  Chapter 2 provides an overview of Karen culture and includes topics such as social structure, family, and gender; education and literacy; health beliefs; naming conventions; role changes; and more.  Appendix E also provides a list of Karen phrases as well as a picture glossary. 

Languages

English

Availability

http://www.cdc.gov/tb/publications/guidestoolkits/EthnographicGuides/Burma/default.htm