Our History

The organization was founded in 1999 to look into the disparities in the way Southeast Asians are treated within the United Kingdom. Before the end of the 20th century, the community was shown to be quite vulnerable to cardiovascular illnesses, including diabetes.

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Team

Our team is made up of capable professionals dedicated to educating...

Our Work

This organization primarily focuses on bettering the lives of Southeast Asian people by providing advice and updated knowledge on medicine and health care. This is comprised of various working groups with specializations in medicine. Cancer The working group for cancer looks into the inequality of access when it comes to medical interventions in cancer prevention and treatment within the UK’s Southeast Asian community. This also covers various types of cancer and the appropriate response to them. Cardiovascular The working group intends to lobby for improved access to ...

Our Strategies

The organization is directed towards providing and disseminating treatments that cater specifically to the community’s needs. As such, we have developed a number of strategies to reach this goal: To improve access to quality medical services and healthcare for Southeast Asians To increase awareness of health concerns faced by the Southeast Asian community in order for medical research and healthcare to provide for the needs of the community To lead the way to research that specifically focuses on the concerns of the Southeast Asian community To respond as an advocacy ...

Our Mission

The Southeast Asian Health Organization is tasked with the responsibility to assist Southeast Asians living in the United Kingdom. The community has experienced much vulnerability with regard to cardiovascular diseases. As such, our organization is willing to extend a hand to them so that their woes would be alleviated and, at the same time, brought to the forefront. There are many cases of Southeast Asians not being able to afford or get equitable access to healthcare services. Treatment is also not being prioritized or given much attention to the community. This is why the organization is ...

Awards

THE AMRIT DHOOT AWARD
This award will provide an opportunity for medical students to join us in our endeavors for raising the public health concerns of the Southeast Asian community.
The Foundation invites applicants for 2 medical student bursaries worth £400. Those who wish to apply must submit a 250-word essay on the benefits of the elective and why we want to support your application. This also comes with the application form (downloaded here).  Complete this and provide two copies of the application and two copies of your curriculum vitae (one with your name and …

News & Events

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In today’s technological advancement, there are many ways to get information and learn from any topics through the use of the internet. A good example is the topic about healthy living. With the presence of many health blogs and other resources online, it will be quite easy to get overwhelmed by such information.
Meanwhile, if you plan to follow some healthy living tips from experienced individuals, then the following health blogs are the ones you want …

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Annual Diabetes in Ramadan Conference

Thursday, March 21, 2019
BMA House, British Medical Association,
Tavistock Square, London, WC1H 9JP
This conference is a one-day conference for healthcare professionals whose interests lie in the treatment and management of diabetes during Ramadan.
The event is free and open to all attendees. Register online at https://sahf-ramadan-2019.eventbrite.co.uk…

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19th Annual Conference of the South Asian Health Foundation (SAHF)

March 13-14, 2018
National Conference Centre
Birmingham B92 0EJ UK
We invite you to attend our two-day conference to discuss better strategies to help healthcare professionals care for South Asian people facing diabetes. Considering the many topics being covered, the format for this conference will be mixed. This ranges from interactive master classes to plenary lectures for all professionals to learn from and enjoy.
This will be a momentous occasion for…

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GETTING HEALTHY IS EASY………IT’S A WALK IN THE PARK!

Sunday, February 25, 2018 (10:00 AM – 10:30 AM)
Walsall Arboretum
WS1 2BQ
Thirty minutes may not be much, but it is an opportunity to reduce any chance of various cardiovascular conditions, such as type 2 diabetes, heart disease or cancer. This exercise session in the arboretum is a chance to also invite friends to break a sweat on the journey to wellness….

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South Asian Health Foundation and Dar Update on Diabets in Ramadan

Thursday, March 16, 2017 (8:00 AM – 5:40 PM)
Lecture Theatre, Postgraduate Centre,
University Hospital of Birmingham, B15 2GW
The DAR International Alliance prioritizes the need to manage diabetes. This event is intended to better inform the public on how diabetes can be managed during the time of Ramadan. The Alliance aims to help stakeholders by advising and providing methods for healthcare and Muslim outreaches. In particular, the event gives special emphasis on how fasting during Ramadan can improve one’s overall health and counter type I and II diabetes.
Attending this …