Dr. E.J.A.J. Beune MSc PhD

Main activities
Patient perspective; Cultural diversity; Hypertension Self management; Qualitative Research
Focus of research

Ethnic minority populations with incresased risk for cardio vascular disease:patient perspectives; intervention development, implementation, evaluation in primary care

Key publications
  • Beune EJAJ , Haafkens JA, Agyemang C, Schuster JS, Willems DL, How Ghanaian, African-Surinamese and Dutch patients perceive and manage antihypertensive drug treatment: a qualitative study. J HYPERTENS 2008;26 (4):648-656 [PubMed]
  • Beune EJAJ, Haafkens JA, Schuster JS, Bindels PJE, 'Under pressure': How Ghanaian, African-Surinamese and Dutch patients explain hypertension. J HUM HYPERTENS 2006;20 (12):946-955 [PubMed]
  • Beune EJAJ, Haafkens JA, Agyemang C, Bindels PJE, Inhibitors and enablers of physical activity in multiethnic hypertensive patients: qualitative study. J HUM HYPERTENS 2010;24 (4):280-290 [PubMed]
  • Beune EJAJ , Haafkens JA, Bindels PJE, Barriers and enablers in the implementation of a provider-based intervention to stimulate culturally appropriate hypertension education. PATIENT EDUC COUNS 2011;82 (1):74-80 [PubMed]
  • Beune EJAJ , Bindels PJE, Mohrs J, Stronks K, Haafkens JA, Pilot study evaluating the effects of an intervention to enhance culturally appropriate hypertension education among healthcare providers in a primary care setting. IMPLEMENT SCI 2010;5 (1):35 [PubMed]
All Publications
Research programmes

Prof. dr. C.O. Agyemang (Ethnic Inequalities in Cardiovascular Diseases and Risk Factors)

Prof. dr. K. Stronks PhD (Social inequalities in health)