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The Politics of Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia

BMJ 2001; 323 doi: (Published 29 September 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;323:757
  1. Graham Serjeant (, chairman
  1. Sickle Cell Trust, Kingston, Jamaica

    Elizabeth N Anionwu, Karl Atkin

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    Open University Press, £18.99, pp 164 ISBN 1 898546 48 7


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    In recent years, sickle cell disease and thalassaemia, both conditions largely confined to ethnic minorities, have gained increasing recognition by the white dominated health services in the United Kingdom. This book provides a useful historical summary.

    Both the authors have considerable experience of addressing ethnic factors in health care. During the past 20 years Professor Elizabeth Anionwu of the Mary Seacole Centre for Nursing …

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