Increasing black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) patient and community awareness – using the peer educator model

Author: Jain, Neerja

Publisher: Journal of Renal Care, DOI: 10.1111/jorc.12089

Publication date: September 2014

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Kidney Research UK, have been working since 2001 to raise health awareness, fund and oversee research into kidney related issues disproportionately affecting the BAME communities in the UK. Almost 10 years ago, the charity initiated its Peer Educator model which uses the natural skills of lay people and patients to raise awareness in these communities.