Health issues in ethnic minorities: awareness and action.

  title={Health issues in ethnic minorities: awareness and action.},
  author={Mohammed Iqbal Memon and Farha Abbas and M Khaonolakar and Jennifer Mark Dixon and Iqbal Singh},
  journal={Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine},
  volume={95 6},
A key issue in health provision is the approach to health inequalities. In the UK, black and ethnic minority populations are disadvantaged in this respect. We obtained annual/public health reports from 13 health authorities (HAs) and 22 primary care trusts/groups (PCT/Gs) serving conurbations with large black and ethnic minority populations, and examined them for mention of special health issues for these groups and the action being taken. 22 of the 35 reports referred to such issues but only… CONTINUE READING