Cultural enhancement of a clinical service to meet the needs of indigenous people; genetic service development in response to issues for New Zealand Maori.

@article{Port2008CulturalEO,
  title={Cultural enhancement of a clinical service to meet the needs of indigenous people; genetic service development in response to issues for New Zealand Maori.},
  author={Ramari Viola Port and Janice Arnold and Don Kerr and N Glavish and Ingrid Winship},
  journal={Clinical genetics},
  year={2008},
  volume={73 2},
  pages={132-8}
}
The delivery of good health care services within clinical settings is predicated by an understanding of the needs of the stakeholders. Most of the information generated to date on the transfer of mutational analysis to clinical service has been within a Eurocentric model favouring individual autonomy. It is predictable that this model does not easily translate for other cultures. Current genetic technology has elucidated the molecular basis of many diseases. In familial cancer and other late… CONTINUE READING

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