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Haemoglobinopathies, antenatal screening and the midwife.
(Mark Allen, 1996)
Key Points Lack of national enforceable and funded standards for screening for the haemoglobinopathies means that a great deal of discretion is devolved to the individual midwife. Naive conceptions of ‘race’ and lack of ...
Black community members-as-researchers: working with community groups in the research process.
(Whiting and Birch, 1997)
This paper will explore the experience of two sets of research projects involving members of black and minority ethnic communities in the role of researchers. The projects involved working with groups, first, in providing ...
Genetic knowledge: the contribution of sociologies
(Kluwer Academic / Plenum Press, 1999)
Different sociologies have a contribution to make in terms of identifying problems with untheorized notions of lay knowledge about genetics. This chapter reviews the insights afforded by different sociological traditions, ...
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)
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 ...
'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: ...
Black community members as researchers: two projects compared.