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Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia screening.
Thalassaemia: Current community knowledge in Manchester.
(Health Visitors Association, 1993-12)
In this second of three articles Simon Dyson, Verna Davis and Rafeya Rahman describe a study carried out in Manchester for the sickle-cell anaemia and thalassaemia centre to gauge the extent of community awareness about ...
Beta Thalassaemia: Current carrier and community awareness in Manchester.
(De Montfort University, 1994)
Midwives and screening for haemoglobin disorders.
This chapter raises the issue of ethnicity in relation to selective screening for haemoglobin disorders such as sickle cell and beta-thalassaemia. The chapter begins with a description of sickle cell and thalassaemia, ...
Thalassaemia: establishing basic awareness.
(Health Visitors Association, 1993-10)
Thalassaemia has until recently received little attention and consequently is not widely understood by health professionals, write Simon Dyson, Verna Davis and Rafeya Rahman. In the first of three articles they describe ...
The feasibility of using ethnicity as a primary tool for antenatal selective screening for sickle cell disorders: pointers from the research evidence
The Department of Health has announced a linked antenatal and neonatal screening programme for haemoglobinopathies by 2004 in a comprehensive national plan for the National Health Service in Britain. In response the National ...
'Race', ethnicity and haemoglobin disorders
The new genetics has brought forth concerns that such developments as screening for genetic diseases will accentuate the oppression of minority ethnic groups [Bradby (1996) Genetics and racism. In The Troubled Helix: ...
Sickle cell and thalassaemia: global public health issues come of age.
(Taylor and Francis, 2011-08)
It is with great pleasure that, as guest and current editor respectively, we introduce Ethnicity and Health’s collection on the haemoglobin disorders sickle cell and thalassaemia. Sickle cell and thalassaemia are among ...
Black community members as researchers: two projects compared.