22
OCT
2017

Centre featured on BBC politics show as Pamela urges action

Health inequality in BME communities was at the top of the regional political agenda today (Sunday, October 22) as our Centre was featured on a BBC current affairs show. Pamela Campbell-Morris, who works with the Centre, made an impassioned call for MPs to address the issu... Read More →
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02
OCT
2017

Inter Faith Week 2017

Inter Faith Week 2017 will take place from Sunday 12 to Sunday 19 November. The campaign aims to build good relationships and working partnerships between people of different faiths and beliefs. Inter Faith Week will begin on Remembrance Sunday, and run until the following... Read More →
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28
SEP
2017

Special Remembrance Service being held as part of National Hate Crime Awareness Week

A very special community service is being held at Leicester Cathedral on Thursday 19 October 2017 as part of National Hate Crime Awareness Week. The Service of Hope and Remembrance will be held from 5:30pm to be followed by refreshments in the great South Aisle of the cathedral.... Read More →
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24
SEP
2017

Children’s health subject of lecture at Loughborough University

Schools and the future of our children’s health will be the topic of a lecture taking place at Loughborough University on Wednesday, October 4. Dr Lauren Sherar will be presenting the talk which is latest instalment in the Public Lecture Series 2017, put together by the... Read More →
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21
SEP
2017

The Race Equality Centre to mark its 50th anniversary

The Race Equality Centre (TREC) will be celebrating its 50th anniversary on Wednesday 11th October 2017 as part of its Annual General Meeting (AGM). Celebrations will be held at Attenborough Hall, Leicester City Council, 115 Charles Street, Leicester LE1 1FZ. The Right Reverend... Read More →
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13
SEP
2017

Events in Leicester to mark ‘International Day of Older People’

A series of events are being held in Leicester throughout October in partnership with Leicester Ageing Together to celebrate the ‘International Day of Older People’. Leicester Ageing Together is supported by the Big Lottery Fund using National Lottery funding, and is... Read More →
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05
SEP
2017

Campaign marks World Alzheimer’s Month

The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) has launched a campaign during World Alzheimer’s Month to promote research into the condition. The theme of the campaign is “Everything you wanted to know about research but were too afraid to ask”. Each week in September... Read More →
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05
SEP
2017

Campaign infographic scoops prestigious award

An infographic about sickle cell disease which formed part of our campaign to raise awareness of the condition in the East Midlands has won a national award. The graphic – ‘Living with Sickle Cell Disease’ – explains themes from recent research on sickle cell disease commissioned... Read More →
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01
SEP
2017

Welcome to Barbara

The Centre for BME Health East Midlands welcomes Barbara Czyznikowska into a Project Support Officer post. Barbara will play a key role in supporting the work of the Centre for BME Health to reduce ethnic health inequalities in the East Midlands by working with the public,... Read More →
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01
SEP
2017

Invitation to free Leicester health event

People wanting to learn more about their health have been invited to an event taking place in Leicester in October. Advice on healthy eating will be given as well as the opportunity to hear from leading experts and the chance to be tested for Type 2 diabetes at The Big Health... Read More →
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