16
MAY
2019

Centre for BME Health 2018 Annual Report now available!

2018 Witnessed considerable achievements for the Centre in research, community involvement and teaching. In our first year working in collaboration with researchers in Leicester and beyond we have achieved a number of funding awards, publications and developed community... Read More →
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03
MAY
2019

Tiger Teams Funding Call – deadline 31 May 2019

We are excited to announce that the Centre and the Leicester Institute for Advanced Studies (LIAS) will be co-funding a small number of three month tiger teams, with the call deadline 31st May 2019 for teams that intersect with issues around ethnicity and health. For further... Read More →
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21
FEB
2019

Health campaigner Pamela promotes #PlayDominoTalkProstate

Our campaign #PlayDominoTalkProstate has once again hit the airwaves of BBC Radio Leicester as we continue to raise vital awareness of prostate cancer. Pamela Campbell-Morris, a Project Assistant and Community Champion at the Centre for BME Health, spoke on the station on Friday,... Read More →
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17
JAN
2019

Complete a survey to win £20 Amazon Vouchers

The Runnymede Trust, a race equality think tank is undertaking a UK-wide survey with prize draw around loneliness and social isolation in BME communities. The project has been funded by the British Red Cross and the Co-op. The survey focuses on: Gaining a better understanding of... Read More →
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15
NOV
2018

80-year-old Leicester man improves his health by attending Walking Cricket sessions

“I didn’t really know what to expect when I went along, but everyone is very friendly and the exercise isn’t too demanding An 80-year-old from Leicester has shown it is never too late to start exercising after taking part in a series of Walking Cricket sessions. Shirish Modi, who... Read More →
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10
OCT
2018

Invitation to free Leicester health event

The power of music and sport will be harnessed to promote health messages at a community event taking place in Leicester later this month. A gospel choir, featuring some members with sickle cell disease, will perform at the free event being staged to spread messages about the... Read More →
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07
SEP
2018

Event to spread prostate cancer message to African Caribbean men

A video featuring the personal experiences of men with prostate cancer will be showcased in Leicester at an event to raise awareness of the disease among African Caribbean men. The inspiring 12-minute clip highlights the heightened risk for men from black and minority ethnic... Read More →
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31
AUG
2018

Body art showing perceptions of health and mental wellbeing

An exhibition to showcase perceptions of health and mental wellbeing of local people across Leicester using body art starts on 29 September 2018. The ‘Remedies and Reasons’ exhibition will run until 13 October, and explores a deeper more personal view of what health... Read More →
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