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Welsh Government works with BAME community partners to address racial inequality in Wales

Welsh Government works with BAME community partners to address racial inequality in Wales The Welsh Government has awarded 25 grants totalling £115,580 to community groups across Wales to help put Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) voices at the heart of the development of Wales’ Race Equality Action Plan. The disproportionate impact of Covid-19 on…

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Report: Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) population in Wales

Report: Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) population in Wales   This article was produced to support the work of the First Minister’s COVID-19 BAME Advisory Group, which was established in April 2020 and will report on 22 June. It summarises the analyses available to the group up to 19 June…

Structural and systemic racism key risk factor in Wales’ Covid 19 BAME deaths

Structural and systemic racism key risk factor in Wales’ Covid-19 BAME deaths

Structural and systemic racism key risk factor in Wales’ Covid-19 BAME deaths Structural and systemic racism has contributed to the higher death rate among black, Asian and minority ethnic people in Wales, according to a report. The First Minister Mark Drakeford had commissioned the report after statistics showed that BAME people were nearly twice as likely…

welsh government launches risk assessment to support bame workers

Welsh Government launches risk assessment to support BAME workers

Welsh Government launches risk assessment to support BAME workers A new risk assessment is today being launched to support people from BAME backgrounds in the NHS and social care in Wales.   Developed by the expert advisory group, which was set up by the First Minister, the two-stage risk assessment will help to reduce people’s…

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Race Council Cymru (RCC) all Wales BAME COVID-19 Meeting with Health Officials from Welsh Government

Race Council Cymru (RCC) all Wales BAME COVID-19 Meeting with Health Officials from Welsh Government Huge thanks to 98 BAME groups, including grassroots BAME communities across Wales! Brilliant chairing by @shavtaj of @walestuc we need to act on the information shared by ethnic minority people across Wales. @BHMWales @BAMECymruElders @iolanda_banu @AliAbdi_ @WelshGovernment We are very…

written statement from vaughan gethin on covid 19 and bame communities

Written Statement: from Vaughan Gethin on COVID-19 and BAME Communities

Written Statement: from Vaughan Gethin on COVID-19 and BAME Communities There is growing evidence COVID-19 infection is having a disproportionate impact on people with Black, Asian, minority or ethnic (BAME) backgrounds. Many of the health or social care workers who have sadly died from COVID-19 were from BAME backgrounds. The evidence continues to evolve but,…