- Doctors need cultural training

Ram Gupa Warsame Ali Lecturer On Prejudice Nakmi
In front: Warsame Ali at NAKMI lectures on prejudice in health care settings.
Photo by: Ram Gupta/NAKMI

A study from the University of Bergen shows that general practioners in Norway show little competency in understanding different cultures. Associate Professor Esperanza Diaz asks for mandatory training.

“Today, cultural competency depends on medical students taking personal initiatives, such as by joining special courses or engaging in voluntary activities. Cultural competency should be part of the ordinary medical education curriculum,” says Esperanza Diaz.

Read more at the University of Bergen website.