Afiya Trust

http://lambethandsouthwarkmind.org.uk/directory/afiya-trust/
The Afiya Trust is a national charity working to reduce inequalities in health and social care provision for people from black and minority ethnic (BME) groups. The aims of the organisation are to generate support and maintain national and local networks.

Support Stats & Facts

  • Black African MSM appear twice as likely to contract HIV as other ethnic groups

    (Sigma Research, 2011)

  • BAME MSM make up 0.1% of the total population in the UK, but 13% of MSM diagnosed with HIV.

    (Nastal-3, PHE, 2013)

  • Black MSM are also twice as likely to report homophobic attacks in their local area compared to the white population - 13% compared to 6% respectively

    (Stonewall, 2013)