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|Sickle Cell: The Next 100 Years - International Conference, April 14-16 in Leicester, UK|
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|Thursday, 15 April 2010 09:05|
April 14 - 16, 2010 Leicester, UK
Sickle Cell: The Next 100 Years - International Conference on Social Research for Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia
De Montfort University, Leicester, United Kingdom
Keynote Speaker: Professor Kwaku Ohene-FrempongSickle Cell: The Next 100 Years will mark the 100th year anniversary since James Herrick published his first observations on ‘peculiar elongated cells’, what is now known as Sickle Cell Disease. This unique and highly distinctive 3 day conference will bring together a selection of papers offering delegates the chance to explore the social research being carried out around the world, now and for the next 100 years. This conference invites papers on the social aspects of Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia from academics and practitioners in the disciplines of: social medicine, public health, genetic counselling, nursing, social work, sociology, social policy, politics, health services research, social history, anthropology, cultural psychology, human geography, and law and ethics.
The best papers will be published in the international journal Ethnicity & Health http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/carfax/13557858.html to be edited by Karl Atkin, Hannah Bradby, Seeromanie Harding and Simon Dyson.
|Last Updated on Thursday, 15 April 2010 09:22|