African HIV Research Forum

http://www.ahrf.org.uk/
The African HIV Research Forum (AHRF) is a network of researchers and practitioners that aim to improve the development, transfer and dissemination of evidence based practice and research in HIV and sexual health involving African communities in the UK.

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)