Cultural Sensitivity and Global Pharmacy Engagement in Asia: India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, and Vietnam.
American journal of pharmaceutical education
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Schools and colleges of pharmacy in the United States increasingly interact with those in Asian countries for various purposes such as education and research. For both those visiting and those hosting, it is important to understand and respect the culture of the other's country to enrich these interactions. This paper, the second of two manuscripts on Asian countries, focuses on India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, and Vietnam. For each country, the following information is provided: general introduction, health care system, pharmacy practice, and pharmacy education, stereotypes and misconceptions, recommendations for US-based health care professionals, faculty members, and students who visit these Asian countries, and recommendations for them to host visitors from these Asian countries. The aim of this paper is to assist US health care professionals, faculty members, and students in initiating and promoting a culturally sensitive engagement.
Medicine and Health Sciences | Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Kawaguchi-Suzuki, Marina; Hogue, Michael D; Khanfar, Nile M.; Lahoz, Monina R; Law, Miranda G; Parekh, Jigna; Zairina, Elida; Hong, Jason; Robles, Yolanda R; and Van Thang, Vo, "Cultural Sensitivity and Global Pharmacy Engagement in Asia: India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, and Vietnam." (2019). Faculty Articles. 188.