Minority ethnic communities

Healthy diet and lifestyle for ethnic minority older people

The Older People Services Development project produced this healthy eating resource, with support from NHS Health Scotland, in response to an extensive consultation that shows ethnic minority older people can face barriers to accessing information on diet and lifestyle.

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Development funding for work on maternal and infant nutrition across minority ethnic communities in Scotland

CFHS made a small amount of development funding available to support the development of good practice examples of work on maternal and infant nutrition across minority ethnic communities in Scotland in 2013. Support was provided to SCORE Scotland to carry out research into the needs of parents in relation to maternal and infant nutrition and …

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Development funding for work on maternal and infant nutrition across minority ethnic communities in Scotland

CFHS has a small amount of development funding available to support the development of good practice examples of work on maternal and infant nutrition across minority ethnic communities in Scotland. If you are already working on maternal and infant nutrition with minority ethnic communities and are looking to further develop your work, or want to …

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Capacity building training

Following on from discussion at the meetings in 2011, CFHS funded learning opportunities for staff and volunteers involved in community food work with minority ethnic communities in Scotland. In autumn 2011, CFHS funded two Elementary Food and Health courses. One course was provided by Edinburgh Community Food and ran at Norton Park Conference Centre in …

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Networking meeting for organisations working to strengthen food work across minority ethnic communities

CFHS held a national networking meeting for organisations working to strengthen food work across minority ethnic communities on Friday 15 March in Glasgow. Tanveer Parnez and Emilia Petka from  BEMIS provided a presentation on the findings of the study into community and voluntary organisations working on maternal and infant nutrition. Natalie Ouriachi spoke about developing …

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Maternal and infant nutrition across ME communities in Scotland

CFHS worked in partnership with BEMIS to look at the specific needs of community and voluntary sector organisations supporting work on maternal and infant nutrition across minority ethnic communities in Scotland. BEMIS has collated information on community and voluntary organisations working in the field of maternal and infant nutrition across minority ethnic communities in Scotland, …

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Strengthening food work across ethnic minority communities: a focus on maternal and infant nutrition

This mapping exercise was carried out to provide a snapshot of voluntary and community organisations’ activity in relation to maternal and infant nutrition across ethnic minority communities in Scotland.

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Chat and Chaat

This resource is a healthy eating manual of  South Asian recipes from groups based in and around Edinburgh. Developed in cookery and nutrition workshops, held as part of the NHS Lothian Khush Dil Project between 2002 and 2008, the recipes are a mixture of traditional dishes and new creations that groups have worked to make healthier …

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Strengthening food work across minority ethnic communities

The January networking meeting reviewed the recent CFHS funded learning opportunities and looked at priorities for support in 2012 – 2013.

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Case Studies

CORE (Community Organisation for Race Equality) has developed a case study on their World Cafe. It covers the background and history of the World Cafe, the essential elements of the model, the role of volunteers, the development of healthy recipes and how the cafe works to build links between individuals and communities. It is an …

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