Education And Debate

Specific support needed for marginalised groups

BMJ 1994; 309 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.309.6955.647a (Published 10 September 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;309:647
  1. G Karmi

    The debate on race and racism is a prominent feature of our time. And it is this which forms the most appropriate context for a discussion of separate associations for doctors from ethnic minority backgrounds. Several organisations of this type exist. The Overseas Doctors Association is probably the best known, but there are also associations for Pakistani, Afro-Caribbean, Greek, and Palestinian doctors. Though a commonality of culture, language, and ethnic origin is a clear rationale for establishing such associations, in some cases …

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