Module Summary

To summarize the content of this module:

  • Diversity is defined as any and all differences among and between people
  • Diversity is often associated with visible differences among and between people, especially ethnic and cultural differences, but it also includes characteristics and experiences that we may not be able to see
  • Ideas and beliefs about diversity are rooted in cultural norms that must be assessed critically
  • Diversity matters in health

Next Steps

This is the end of the module. The module that follows explores the concept of equity and its relationship to sex, gender, diversity and health.

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