Women’s Wellness: Understanding Your Rights as a Patient

This video, developed by NRC-RIM, explores patient rights in the U.S. healthcare system, focusing on dignity, non-discrimination, privacy, and the use of interpreters. It emphasizes the right to privacy, the need for medical confidentiality, and the ability to request female providers and interpreters. This video is available in Dari, Pashto, and English.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the right to be treated with dignity and respect, regardless of race, sex, or origin.
  • Recognize the importance of privacy in healthcare and the procedures for consenting to share medical information.
  • Learn about the availability and right to use medical interpreters and the importance of understanding medical procedures.

Additionally, NRC-RIM has released a version of this resource tailored toward Afghan men supporting women’s wellness. These resources can be found here. 




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