Patient empowerment: Apni Jung (our fight) against rheumatoid arthritis for South Asian population

Ailsa Bosworth, Shirish Dubey, Ade Adebajo, Arumugam Moorthy, Shivam Arora, Afshan Salim, Joti Reehal, Vibhu Paudyal, Monica Gupta, Kanta Kumar

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Abstract

Covid-19 has affected many populations in the UK, and ethnic minority communities in particular. People from ethnic minority communities living with long-term chronic diseases have shown to be less engaging with self-management and report having poor medication adherence. The main reason to this problem is the way information is delivered to non-English speaking patients. This editorial discusses an innovation to over this barriers in rheumatology practice.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)93-95
Number of pages3
JournalMediterranean Journal of Rheumatology
Volume32
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 30 Jun 2021

Keywords

  • Education
  • ethnicity
  • patient support
  • chronic condition

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