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The world psyche revolves around the coronavirus as stories of death, economic destruction, and glimpses of inspirational individuals continue to cover the news headlines.
As the numbers of covers have begun to rise again, the data for the South Asian community does not look rosy. South Asians are five times more likely to get coronavirus than white people. Numerous reports have shown that BAME communities have a much higher chance of dying from coronavirus than white people.Read more
Sunday 13th September 2020
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The amount of information available on coronavirus is astonishing, but with it comes confusion, mixed messages and a whole lot of fake or inaccurate news. So here we are here again hoping to simplify the key information impacting the ethnic communities currently on the news agenda.Read more
A Leicester man has revealed how he was fighting for his life in hospital with Covid-19 when he was told his father had passed away from the same virus.
In February, Sanjiv Patel was warned by his brother - a doctor in Australia - about the impact coronavirus would have across the world.
He prepared for a change to his daily life ahead of the lockdown, but told LeicestershireLive he “never expected to get it and nothing could prepare [him]” for how it affected him and his family.
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Kamu has been practicing Yoga for the last 15 years on and off. She became an instructor about 8 years back. Kamu runs her own business in UK, a Tour operator company called Golden Tours and she an Accountant by profession. Yoga is her passion and she wants to give all she can to the participants. Kamu has been teaching yoga in a very authentic way and also specialize in Breathing, Asanas, Chakras, and Mudras. Mudras are done with the fingertips of both hands and brings amazing results in the very acute disease and small ailments. Some mudras can bring results within minutes and some take a bit longer. They are good for participants who are not very flexible or mobile due to their illness or inflexibility or because they had an operation or surgery. Mudras can be done any time, some of course have special times but generally can be done at all times. And you don’t have to wait for three hours after the meals!!!Read more
Dr Rajeev Gupta is Medically Qualified Consultant in NHS for 17 years and is Chairman of Central Specialist Advisory Committee of The Royal College in London.
He has been Chairman of Regional Council of BMA for 5 years and is currently Chairman of the Regional Consultant Committee for Yorkshire. He active researcher and have been Chief Investigator and UK coordinator for International Research Trails. He has received many awards including clinical excellence awards, Glory of India Award, Outstanding personal Service Award, Heart award,
Patient Choice Award and Gold Award for health Workplace. He has active interest in yoga and has been tasked by Swami Ramdev ji to lead medical advisory committee and actively help integrating yoga into medical practice in UK.
He has since then set up teaching Yoga to doctors and has run many yoga teaching sessions for doctors each around 30 doctors. He has done a lot of study of the health benefits of yoga and will be happy to share it with us today.Read more
Life in the era of the COVID-19 pandemic is severe, stressful and in many cases fatal with the UK death rate rising above forty-four thousand. It is during this time; you see and hear about the brave and enduring individuals who find ways to beat the odds against the virus.Read more
We are pleased to be able to advise you that there is a FREE online summit on the above very important subject that will be broadcast LIVE to Global audiences on :
The guest list and the programme details can be found on https://healingourearth.com/covid-19 . The session between Lord Jitesh Gadhia and Dr Bharat Pankhania at 3pm is particularly relevant. They are happy to receive questions, (Click Here), from the community which they can address during their session.
May I request you to advise your community of this summit and the initiative ?
Dr Chaand Nagpaul, who chairs the council of the British Medical Association, told the BBC: "It's important we now move forward and deliver those changes because it's the fair and right thing to do for our population."
He said more than 90% of doctors who had died during the pandemic were from BAME backgrounds. Doctors from these communities were also three times as likely to say they had felt pressured to work without sufficient protective equipment.
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The reasons behind why ethnic minorities are suffering greater losses over COVID than the white population continues. It is also getting more confusing as there is so much speculation, yet less clarity as to what it all means and what extra steps should BAME communities take to fight the dreaded disease.Read more
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Black and Asian people in England are up to 50% more likely to die after becoming infected with COVID-19, an official study said on Tuesday, putting pressure on the government to outline plans to protect the most at-risk communities.Read more
The crisis of Coronavirus continues worldwide. Even countries with low mortality rates are not safe, as they are either lacking increased testing or they are fearing a second wave of the spread which could further bring chaos within the health and economic systems.
What we took for granted only a few weeks ago, now is a completely different world where we cannot even touch our loved ones.
For many British Hindus, they would have no recollection of Ram Dass – a white man with a very traditional Indian name. Only those who are curious and learn about this amazing individual's life will realise how much he has helped progress the Hindu cause in the west, and especially the USA.Read more
Yoga, the ancient form of exercise which is practiced from centuries focuses on improving strength, flexibility and breathing to boost physical and mental wellbeing. Derived from the Sanskrit word ‘yuj’ meaning ‘to unite’ symbolising the union of an individual self with the divine consciousness.Read more
The gift of life: Organ donation after death for Hindu communities in EnglandRead more
It is a first at a Hindu Temple in the UK or perhaps further afield. In a unique scheme to highlight the dangers of prostate cancer, a team of medical experts from Burton Hospital in Staffordshire provided prostate screening at the Jalaram Mandir in West London.Read more
Kidney transplant patients from South Asian background tend to have lower physical function compared to their white counterparts. This is according to a study carried out by University of LeicesterRead more