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UK News Analysis: Facing the uncomfortable possibility that healthcare is discriminatory

Black Women in Europe™

From The Guardian

Black women in the UK remain four times more likely to die in pregnancy and childbirth than white women. Black and ethnic minority patients are less likely to be prescribed newer medication for type 2 diabetes and are more likely to suffer retinopathy, a side-effect of the disease that can lead to blindness. The revelations that black and Asian people have to wait longer for a cancer diagnosis is another stark example.

Read the full article on The Guardian’s website


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