Engaging Local Black and Minority Ethnic Communities in Health and Education

By Fahmida Ashraf, Uduak Archibong and Prof. Rob Newell.

Published by The Diversity Collection

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This article reports on a project designed to further the UK National Health Service (NHS) Plan in recognising the importance of attending to and rectifying social exclusion that impact negatively on health, and preventing those who experience such adversity from participating fully in society. The Plan recognises that members of the UK black and minority ethnic communities are disproportionately affected by poverty and the ill health that is associated with this. The project involved the recruitmet and delvelopment of members of the local black and minority ethnic communities to act as community health faciliattors and conduits of health messages, and in turn promote greater collaboration between the local community and the University. Findings are discussed, conclusions drawn and wide-ranging recommendations are made.

Keywords: Community Engagement, Minority Ethnic, Health Facilitation, Social Exclusion, Diversity, Equality

International Journal of Diversity in Organizations, Communities and Nations, Volume 10, Issue 4, pp.241-252. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 615.590KB).

Fahmida Ashraf

Research Officer, Centre for Inclusion and Diversity, University of Bradford, Bradford, West Yorkshire, UK

Fahmida Ashraf, Research Officer, Centre for Inclusion and Divesity, University of Bradford, UK.

Prof. Uduak Archibong

Professor / Director, Centre for Inclusion and Diversity, School of Health Studies, University of Bradford, Bradford, West Yorkshire, UK

Uduak Archibong is Professor of Diversity and Director of the Centre for Inclusion and Diversity at the University of Bradford, UK. Uduak is a Visiting Professor at the University of Kwa-Zulu Natal South Africa and a Fellow of the West African College of Nursing.

Prof. Rob Newell

Professor of Nursing Research / Associate Dean Research and Knowledge Transfer, School of Health Studies, University of Bradford, Bradford, West Yorkshire, UK

Professor Rob Newell is the Professor of Nursing Research and Associate Dean for Reach and Knowledge Transfer, School of Health Studies, University of Bradford. UK.

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