African community challenged to take their health seriously

By George Bamu on April 28, 2013

Alok Sarwal
Africa Agenda

Johnny Johnson(M.D.) speaking during ALG Health Forum,  March 30.  Englewood, CO.

If the United States is a melting pot it is because of the diversity of immigrants in the country who come from the four corners of the globe. While this is the case, once in America, some immigrants face more challenges than others.

It is a disparity that is evident in the health care system and often times defines how and why some communities cope and survive better than others.

Within the health care bureaucracy,  it is not just differences in culture that Africans bring with them; it is also issues of “poverty, language, racism and education” which they confront while in America.…

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