Ethnic Health Handbook: A Factfile for Health Care Professionals

Ethnic Health Handbook: A Factfile for Health Care Professionals

by Ghada Karmi (Editor), Karmi



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780632040421
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 01/17/1996
Pages: 132
Product dimensions: 6.28(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.44(d)

About the Author

Dr Ghada Karmi, MB, PhD, MRCP, FFPHM, is a specialist in Public Health. As the former Head od the first NHS ethnic health unit in Britain, the Health and Ethnicity Programme, she was responsible for research and development of health care for black and ethnic minorities in North Thames Regional Health Authority. Currently she is Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies, University of Durham.

Table of Contents

Preface; Acknowledgements; Glossary of Religious Terms; Part 1 The Ethnic Minority Population of Great Britain:; Regional distribution of the population; Ethnic monitoring; Refugees and asylum seekers; Part 2 Religions:; Buddhism, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, Sikhism; Part 3 Ethnic Groups:; African-Caribbeans; Arabs; Armenians; Bangladeshis; Chinese; Cypriots - Greek; Cypriots - Turkish; Eritreans; Ethiopians; Ghanaians; Gujaratis; Iranians; Japanese; Kurds; Nigerians; Punjabis - Pakistanis; Somalis; Sudanese; Tamils; Traveller-Gypsies; Vietnamese; Bibliography; Useful Addresses; Index

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