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First Conference of the Worldwide Initiative on Social Studies of Haemoglobinopathies (WISSH), SICKLE CELL: THE NEXT 100 YEARS
A multidisciplinary conference of social science researchers working on sickle cell and thalassemia attracted 80 delegates from ten countries and included psychologists, sociologists, nurses, counselors, social policy ...
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, ...
Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia screening.
Sickle Cell: A Guide to School Policy (Second Edition)
A second edition of the Guide to School Policy on Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia
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)
Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia: A Guide to School Policy (English Version)
This booklet has been produced based on research examining the experiences of young people with sickle cell disorder in schools in England. An important part of school inclusiveness is recognizing the importance of offering ...
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 ...