COMPLEXITIES OF DIABETES: A FOCUS ON SOUTH ASIAN PEOPLE
South Asian Health Foundation (SAHF) Scotland Half-Day Workshop
The South Asian Health Foundation (SAHF) has been an established charity in the UK for the last 17 years, and was formed to help improve the health of the South Asian population. It’s wider role has been in developing innovative solutions to delivering high quality diabetes care in all hard to access communities with a high prevalence of diabetes. This is part of the charities remit to address health inequalities. Its members include UK experts and leading researchers in the field of South Asian health, as well as patients and carers. The charity has been involved in delivering many projects and education campaigns within the UK. Our mission statement covers two main aims:
1. To promote improvements in the quality of, and access to, healthcare and health promotion in South Asians
2. To promote research that leads to these objectives
This years conference is a practical Workshop to help facilitate managing the complexities of diabetes in South Asians. By bringing leading experts in the field of diabetes healthcare professionals will have an opportunity to participate in interactive sessions and be updated clinically with the latest information on diabetes drug therapy management, foot care advice, national clinical guidelines and current research in South Asian health. By attending this practical Workshop it will help healthcare professionals in being up to date in managing their South Asian people with diabetes.
Alia Gilani, Health Inequalities Pharmacist, Glasgow
SAHF Scotland CEO