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Enhancing cultural competence in Malaysian nursing students

Mohamad Ismail, Mohamad Firdaus and Shaari, Nur Shuhada Ilmi and Mokhtar, Ahmad Effat and Shahadan, Siti Zuhaidah (2023) Enhancing cultural competence in Malaysian nursing students. International Journal of Care Scholars, 6 (3). pp. 103-115. ISSN 2600-898X

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Malaysia is a multi-racial country with Malay, Chinese, Indian, and other minor races. According to a recent statistic by the Department of Statistics Malaysia of 2022, the total population was 32.7 million, with 30.2 million Malaysian citizens and 2.4 million non-citizens. Malaysian citizens comprise of Bumiputera or Malays (69.9%), Chinese (22.8%), Indians (6.6%), and others (0.7%) (1). Every race holds unique perspectives and beliefs on various aspects of life, such as social, economic, spiritual, and health. However, it is essential to acknowledge that health is the most crucial aspect. The Ministry of Health (MOH) is responsible for providing citizens with high-quality healthcare services that align with the teachings of Chapter 5, Verse 32 of the Quran.

Item Type: Article (Letter)
Subjects: R Medicine > RT Nursing > RT85 Nursing Ethics
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Nursing > Department of Professional Nursing Studies
Kulliyyah of Nursing
Kulliyyah of Nursing > Department of Medical Surgical Nursing
Depositing User: Mr Mohamad Firdaus Mohamad Ismail
Date Deposited: 17 Jan 2024 09:03
Last Modified: 17 Jan 2024 09:04
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/110132

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