Community-based health center
Cultural competence embraces the principles of equal access and non-discriminatory practices in service delivery. The CLCPA particularly concentrates on cultural competence of community health centers. The tool gives clear definitions and instructions. It aims to (1) improve health care access and utilization, (2) enhance the quality of services within culturally diverse and underserved communities, and (3) promote cultural and linguistic competence as essential approaches in the elimination of health disparities.
"This user-friendly guide (download the pdf on the website) has been designed to help frontline healthcare workers use data collected at their health facility to solve common problems in service delivery and improve their response to community needs. It is intended for doctors, nurses, and midwives in both community health centers and rehabilitated district health centers. The overall aim of the guide is to promote greater use of existing data in delivering health services.