Absence of Cultural Awareness Training in International Non-Governmental Organizations

Prehospital & Disaster Medicine
Volume 34 – Issue 5 – October 2019
https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/prehospital-and-disaster-medicine/latest-issue

 

Original Research
Absence of Cultural Awareness Training in International Non-Governmental Organizations
Cultural awareness is a vital tool when working internationally. Large NGOs, which operate in a wide-range of cultures, have an obligation to act in a culturally aware and accepting manner. Most large NGOs currently lack a systematic, robust cultural awareness training for their employees and volunteers.
Alexander Hart, Mariana Toma, Fadi Issa, Gregory R. Ciottone
Published online by Cambridge University Press: 16 September 2019, pp. 486-488