Cultural Competence: Strengthening the Clinician’s Role in Delivering Quality HIV Care within Asian and Pacific Islander (API) Communities (Burmese)


Ho L. Tran, MD, MPH,

President and CEO, National Council of Asian Pacific Islander Physicians

Jacqueline Rose, MP,

Coordinator of Interpreting and Translating Services, Vermont Refugee Resettlement Program

Learning Objectives:

1. Describe the impact of HIV on Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities, including Burmese immigrants. 2. Identify at least 3 barriers to accessing and utilizing health services for AAPIs. 3. Identify 3 strategies for providing more effective and culturally appropriate services to AAPIs. 4. Identify 3 important priorities for maintaining the health and wellness of Burmese immigrants with HIV.


AIDS Education and Training Center National Multicultural Center Howard University College of Medicine

Date: Thursday, May 16th, 2013

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