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Volume 32, Issue 2, June 2021




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Mediterr J Rheumatol 2021;32(2):93-5
Patient Empowerment: Apni Jung (Our Fight) against Rheumatoid Arthritis for South Asian Population
Authors Information

1. National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society, Maidenhead, United Kingdom

2. Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Headington, United Kingdom

3. Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom

4. Department of Rheumatology, University Hospitals of Leicester, Leicestershire, United Kingdom

5. Bellevue Medical Centre, Birmingham, United Kingdom

6. Institute of Clinical Sciences, College of Medical and Dental Sciences, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom

7. Gartnavel General Hospital and Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Glasgow, United Kingdom

Adebajo A , Moorthy A , Paudyal V , Kumar K

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.

Article Submitted: 17 Feb 2021; Revised Form: 26 Apr 2021; Article Accepted: 30 Apr 2021; Available Online: 30 Jun 2021

https://doi.org/10.31138/mjr.32.2.93

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (CC-BY). 

 ©Bosworth A, Dubey S, Adebajo A, Moorthy A, Arora S, Salim A, Reehal J, Paudyal V, Gupta M, Kumar K.