African Health Policy Network

http://www.ahpn.org/
African Health Policy Network (AHPN) works to improve the health and wellbeing of the UK’s African population and to reduce health inequalities. The organisation aims at influencing health policies to ensure that the health needs of Africans are recognised and addressed in a meaningful way.

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)