Thursday, January 18, 2007

Muslims and health care

Last week's BMJ has two pieces arguing for (one piece) and against (the other piece) faith based health services for Muslims. There is quite a bit of debate through the Rapid Responses, as well.

The pieces are at and

The most recent Journal of Advanced Nursing has a paper looking at a small Muslim community in Canada, and how things changed after 9/11. It reports that the community passed from "cultural safety" to "cultural risk" - from a situation of social integration and invisibility to one of visibility as a minority and being in a media spotlight.

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