Promoting Cultural Sensitivity: A Practical Guide for Tuberculosis Programs that Provide Services to Persons from Burma
Atlanta, GA: Centers for Disease Control
January 2012, 67 pages
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.