“Maternity outcomes for Black, Asian, Minority & Ethnic (BAME) women are significantly worse when compared to the rest of the population.”
Other work includes:
- To lead 3 focus groups with Muslim women (Pakistani, Bangladeshi and Middle Eastern) who have used maternity services in Greater Manchester and Eastern Cheshire within the last 3 years and provide a report to GMEC.
- To co-produce and deliver specific evidence-based, professional resources to raise awareness of maternity services and cultural considerations.
- To produce 6-7 video clips with a variation of maternity content, in multiple languages and retain on YouTube as a sustainable resource.
- To produce Radio podcasts on BMHC Heritage Radio to be retained as a resource afterwards.
The British Muslim Heritage Centre is working in partnership with the Greater Manchester and Eastern Cheshire (GMEC) BAME Advisory Group on a project aimed at improving maternity outcomes for BAME women.
Maternity outcomes for Black, Asian, Minority & Ethnic (BAME) women are significantly worse when compared to the rest of the population. The outcome from the Data collected from the 2019 EMBRACE report highlighted this disparity.
The BMHC has established focus groups for engaging with women and families. We will develop specific resources to raise awareness of maternity issues in women and families, communities, and clinicians. Other work includes: