heres something going on in Chinatown, NYC:
this example is an outreach program from one neighborhood hospital & is funded by businesses and associations in that neighborhood.....
"East Meets West
Waiwah Chung, RN, BSN, is community health nurse coordinator at the NYU Downtown Hospitals Chinese Community Partnership for Health, an innovative community-based initiative formed through a collaboration of NYU Downtown Hospital with 32 leading Chinese business, civic, and family associations. This nationally replicated program has been instrumental in helping the formerly underserved Chinese population, many of whom are new immigrants and
unfamiliar with Western medicine, to access traditional western medical care that remains respectful of their culture, tradition, and heritage.......
Many of the clients we serve have no medical insurance or legal immigration status, do not speak English, and are afraid to go to more Western traditional healthcare institutions.........."
for the full article, go to: http://community.nursingspectrum.com...e.cfm?AID=3130