Onome Henry Osokpo, PhD, MSc, MSN, RN

Promoting Self-care Among African Immigrants with Chronic Diseases

Jun. 10, 2021

As African immigrants settle in Europe and the United States, they experience rising rates of chronic diseases such as diabetes and hypertension, at levels not seen in their home countries. Self-care is key to managing these chronic illnesses, but this population may face cultural and societal challenges to adherence to recommended health practices.