In the past decade, the number of immigrants and refugees has increased dramatically in various nations throughout the world. Ethnic conflict in Africa, Eastern Europe, and elsewhere has resulted in large numbers of individuals living in diaspora. Those in search of better economic conditions or political asylum emigrate to countries where opportunities for safety and security are thought to exist. Thus, in the context of health care delivery, particularly in urban centers, cultural pluralism is the norm rather than the exception. In pluralistic societies, where the influx of immigrant and refugee populations has grown, interactions between patients and health professionals from different ethnic backgrounds are becoming routine.
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