Understanding and mitigating health-related disparities in MS care

Webinar New

03 Oct 2023 12:00 - 13:15

Please note: There is restricted access to the live webinars. Access to the live webinars is for health professionals working in MS services and a limited number of pharmaceutical representatives. If you are not granted access to the live webinar, you will be able to review the footage, which will be posted on our website shortly after the webinar has been conducted.

MS Academy will host a live webinar on Tuesday 3 October at 12.00 GMT. You are invited to watch the webinar from your computer or tablet. We will be live for 1 hour via Zoom and a recording will be available following the meeting.

Webinar objectives
  • How can we ensure better access to healthcare regardless of gender, race and sexual orientation?
  • What's the evidence in the UK that social determinants of health affect MS-related outcomes (Dobson 2022) and are associated with a greater number of comorbidities and increased rates of hospitalisation (Straukiene et al 2021)?
  • How does MS affect different ethnicities in different ways?
  • Is there a higher rate of cognitive and visual impairment in MS in the BAME population, leading to social isolation, difficulty walking and a higher risk of falls and fractures? (WHO 2022)
  • Is MS prevalence higher in black populations, particularly black women, as compared to white populations? (Albor et al 2017)
  • Do sexual and gender minority groups of people with MS experience a difference in access to, or experience of, care? Anderson et al 2021
  • service planning nationally, regionally and locally
  • assessment, treatment and management of a person with MS
  • research (Jacobs, Dobson 2021)

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Understanding and mitigating health-related disparities in MS care' has been approved by the Federation of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom for 1 category 1 (external) CPD credit(s).

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