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NR 215: Culture and Nursing: Websites

Websites recommended by your instructor

U.S. Census, QuickFacts Cleveland: Cultural composition of Cleveland, Ohio at a glance.

Catholic Charities, Diocese of Cleveland: Migration and refugee services information links.

World Population Review, Cleveland, Ohio: A visual and narrative overview of demographic data and other population information about Cleveland.

 

Other authoritative websites

C.I.A. World Factbook: The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, energy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities.

Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): This site provides data on disease control and prevention, including information on health problems affecting minority groups in the United States.

Demographics and Health Surveys: The DHS program collects, analyzes, and disseminates data on population, health, HIV, and nutrition on more than seventy-five developing countries. Its website provides access to data sets, country summaries, reports, and other publications.

EthnoMed: EthnoMed contains information about cultural beliefs, medical issues and related topics pertinent to the health care of immigrants to Seattle or the US, many of whom are refugees fleeing war-torn parts of the world.

Medline Plus Population Groups: Health issues for various ethnic groups and special populations.

PAHO: PAHO is an international public health agency dedicated to improving health and living standards of the countries of the Americas.

Population Reference Bureau: Funded by private foundations, government agencies, and individual donors, the PRB provides timely and objective information on worldwide population, health, and environmental trends.

Transcultural Nursing Society: International group of nursing and healthcare professionals.

World Health Organization: This comprehensive site provides detailed information on many aspects of healthcare for countries worldwide. It provides information on disease outbreaks, health statistics, traveler’s health, and more.