Healthcare Inequality, Cross-Cultural Training, and Bioethics: Principles and Applications

Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics 17 (2):216-226 (2008)
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To promote so-called cultural competence in work of direct-care providers and other health professionals among diverse peoples, cross-cultural training is now widely advised. However, in ethically assessing aims and content of CCT, and surrounding issues and concerns, what should guide us? And if we can elaborate satisfactory moral touchstones, what do they imply for healthcare professionals, overarching structures, and bioethicists? Building on prior work, this paper tries to help answer these questions



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