Ethnic Health Foundation

Ethnic Health Foundation was founded in 2002 to engage the Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) communities in training, health improvement and disease prevention. The formation was occasioned by issues around general health of BME communities, particularly African and African-Caribbean population. The charity aims to promote any purposes for the benefit of the public, in particular, but not exclusively, for the benefit of people of African and Caribbean descent, including refugees and asylum seekers, without prejudice.


Ishtar is a community based organization, formed in 1997 in Kenya, that advances sexual health rights of men that have sex with men (MSM) to reduce the stigma and discrimination aliened with them by creating awareness with the aim of advocating for their rights to access health care, including STI/HIV and AIDS related care and treatment. Ishtar is a member group of the Gay and Lesbian Coalition of Kenya (GALCK).

Gays and Lesbians of Zimbabwe

The Gays and Lesbians of Zimbabwe (GALZ) is a voluntary association founded in 1990. Its purposes are serving the needs and interests of LGBTI people in Zimbabwe, pushing for social tolerance of sexual minorities and the repeal of homophobic legislation. GALZ was one of the first organisations in Zimbabwe to start HIV/AIDS awareness campaigns and, today, it remains unique in that it is the only organisation in the country specifically working with people who engage in same-sex sexual activity.

Race Equality Foundation

The Race Equality Foundation promotes race equality in social support and public services. The organisation has offices in London, Manchester and Leeds, and works with a range of national and local partners who are delivering health, housing, social care and parenting support.

African Institute for Social Development

African Institute for Social Development is a volunteer, African-led community organisation that enables Africans to access health services, information, support and skills opportunities. AISD works in collaboration with local, regional and national authorities to reduce the rate of ill health, HIV and sexual health infections. The organisation helps Africans and other ethnic minorities to live better and to fully participate in the UK society.

Metro Centre

Metro is a charity promoting sexual health, wellbeing and equality, providing services to anyone experiencing issues related to gender, sexuality, diversity or identity. The centre operates across London and the South East, and also works with national and international projects.

African HIV Research Forum

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.

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.

Gay Kenya

Gay Kenya is a human rights, media and religious advocacy group of gay-identifying Kenyan male persons. The mission of Gay Kenya is to advocate for the human rights, social and political well being as well as economic empowerment of its members and gay-identifying Kenyan men.


Established in 1995, KwaAfrica provides services to children and families affected by HIV/AIDS in the UK and in Africa. KwaAfrica is an international voluntary organisation whose aim is to improve the quality of lives of people affected by HIV/AIDS.


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