Afrocaribbean Health Events -2015 Dates

Its here again!! The popular afrocaribbean health events will hold in Aberdeen on the following dates in 2015: 25th April 2015 RCCG Fountain of Love, 31 Palmerston road, AB11 5QP. 23rd May 2015 Garthdee 20th June 2015 Cove Venues will be communicated shortly. Please save the dates and be a part of these healthy lifestyleContinue reading “Afrocaribbean Health Events -2015 Dates”

Afrocaribbean Health and Wellness Team: Improving health in the black community.

The Parliamentary Ethnicity and Health report of 2007 shows that Black and minority ethnic (BME) groups generally have worse health than the overall population. For instance, it reports that there is up to 7 times higher rates of new diagnosis of psychosis among Black Caribbean people than among the White British. Health Survey for England 2004 reports a prevalence of HypertensionContinue reading “Afrocaribbean Health and Wellness Team: Improving health in the black community.”

Talking Sex in the Afrocarribean Community.

Robert Gordon University (RGU) recently hosted a conference to highlight sexual health amongst the Afro-Caribbean diaspora. Several delegates attended the free event at the university’s Riverside East building on Saturday, April 19. Sponsored by NHS Grampian Sexual Health and Blood Borne Virus MCN and African Health Project Waverley Care, the conference boasted an impressive line-up ofContinue reading “Talking Sex in the Afrocarribean Community.”