Our Work

Advocacy

NICE CKD Guidelines

Removal of the race/ethnicity correction for kidney function testing and the NICE Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) guideline: A statement from Race & Health.

Race & Health welcomes the update to the National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (NICE) Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) guidelines released on the 25th August 2021. This has removed the recommendation from the previous guideline to adjust for ethnicity when calculating kidney function (the estimated glomerular filtration rate, eGFR) in people racialised as Black. Read more

Click here to access the guidance on the NICE website


Academia

Lancet Seres: Racism, Xenophobia, and Discrimination

We will be launching The Lancet Series: Racism, Xenophobia and Discrimination, looking at the history and context of racial constructs and how they relate to health inequalities, how discrimination affects health outcomes across the life course and what can be done.

We are working on this right now. In the meantime, you can read some academic pieces written by Race & Health members over the past year:


Education

Climate and Health Justice Module

Under the Envisioning Environmental Equity Project (EEE), we are currently developing a climate and health justice module for young activists interested in tackling the climate crisis using a justice-oriented, anti-racist, and decolonial approach.

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