is an approach to engage Faith Leaders from Christian and Muslim congregations in HIV prevention. The aim of the course is to create a step change in the way faith communities from Black led congregations understand, respond and promote information about HIV. It also cements the knowledge that HIV is a manageable condition which can be prevented. TF provides Faith Leaders with an opportunity to become part of the HIV care continuum through their own programmes. Testing Faith has three distinctive elements and has been developed with support from the British Association of Sexual Health and HIV (BASSH)
is a personal development course designed to address the disproportionate susceptibility of BAME men and HIV acquisition. One of the key ways to do this is to examine the relationship between sexual orientation and the wider determinants of health like self esteem, education, racism, stigma, poverty, immigration status to name a few. The aim of Selfie is to support BAME MSM (men who have sex with men) both living with HIV and those who are untested and un- diagnosed, stay well, physically, emotionally and mentally. Selfie is a 6 module training programme for South Asian, Black Caribbean/dual heritage and African and Latin American (Spanish and Portuguese speaking) .
NAZ is the home of BAME MSM (men who have sex with men). NAZ offers 6 peer support groups for BAME MSM members. We work with men who are gay, bisexual or questioning their sexuality; and with men who have sexual attraction to other men however they define their sexuality (MSM).
Africa Rise is a new exciting online space for African Gay, Bi and other MSM (Men who have Sex with Men), developed by Yorkshire Mesmac and Naz Project London – two leading charities providing health services and resources for BAME (Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic) communities.
The project is a national, online information hub carefully tailored to meet the needs of African MSM and healthcare professionals working with African MSM. Designed as a reliable and extensive source of information surrounding different areas of sexual health. Africa Rise helps to raise awareness of the benefits of HIV testing, treatment options and to reduce late diagnosis.
NAZ provides counselling and psychotherapy to those experiencing difficulties with their sexuality, relationships and sexual health. We work with adults, and specialise in working with people from BAME communities. Our counsellors have a range of languages and backgrounds
1000women is an initiative to provide support and to help improve the mental and sexual health of Black, Asian & Minority Ethnic (BAME) women in the UK. Our aim is to become a platform through which women affected by mental health, women living with HIV, Lesbian and Bi-sexual women can safely share their stories and receive support through each other.
We work to support with anyone who has, or suspects they may have, TB (tuberculosis). NAZ also raises awareness and knowledge of TB among people at high risk of infection, promoting early detection and treatment of people with active or latent TB.