he specific country cultures are not only different in regard to their health systems, but also in integrating gender aspects in research, policy and practice. The very definitions of health, illness and health related social problems are different. If networks focus on gender specific aspects of health and illness, the necessity for transnational communication is evident.
Chapter 4 - Communicating across cultures. When you finish this chapter, you should: Describe characteristics of cultural intelligence, its importance for global business leaders, and approaches to developing it; explain the major cultural dimensions and related communication practices; name and describe key categories of business etiquette in the intercultural communication process.
The programme provides active support to French
departments, language centres and French-language
degree programmes, instructor-researchers and
student researchers, to develop teaching and
research about French and in French, about its
partner languages and, lastly, about intercultural
communication in development. Its action is based
on the work of seven networks of researchers, a
didactics collective and vehicles for information
and think-tank sharing.