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Sickle cell and deaths in custody
(Whiting & Birch, 2009)
Achieve equity in access to sickle cell services
(EMAP Publishing Limited, 2013-11-26)
Greater priority, and appropriate resources, need to be accorded to the provision of sickle cell and thalassaemia services. Sickle cell and thalassaemia disorders are among the most common genetic conditions in the world. ...
Genetics and Global Public Health: Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia.
(Routledge (Taylor & Francis), 2012-01)
Sickle cell and thalassaemia are among the world’s most common genetic conditions. They are especially common in Africa, Brazil, the Caribbean, the Middle East and Asia. They affect all ethnic groups but they particularly ...
Healthcare provision for sickle cell disease in Ghana: challenges for the African context
Sickle cell disease (SCD) is an inherited disorder affecting 2% of all babies born in Ghana. SCD is the commonest genetic condition of clinical and epidemiological importance in Africa, and over 95% of children born with ...
Sickle cell and thalassaemia: global public health issues come of age.
(Routledge (Taylor and Francis), 2012-01)
Sickle cell and thalassaemia are among the world’s leading genetic conditions with over five per cent of the world’s population carrying clinically significant haemoglobin gene variants (Modell and Darlison, 2008). In the ...
Midwives' knowledge of haemoglobinopathies
(Hayward Medical Communications, 1996)
This paper addresses the educational implications of a study of midwives and senior student midwives knowledge of haemoglobinopathies. Knowledge was assessed from 850 multiple choice questionnaires. Respondents who had ...
Thalassaemia major: Counselling and community education.
(Health Visitors Association, 1994-01)
In two previous articles, Simon Dyson, Verna Davis, and Raheya Rahman described the basic facts about thalassaemia and also considered the outcome of a preliminary survey establishing levels of awareness among community ...
Blood relations: educational implications of sickle cell anaemia and thalassaemia.
(Routledge/Open University Press, 1992)
Sickle cell anaemia and thalassaemia are genetic conditions which affect people from Black and ethnic minority communities in much greater numbers than White people, and they remain ill-understood. In this chapter Simon ...
Midwives' knowledge of haemoglobinopathies.
(De Montfort University, 1995)
The health status of minority ethnic groups.