Living with HIV

Living with an HIV or AIDS diagnosis can be a difficult and stressful reality for many people. If you need someone to talk to, or are looking to meet other positive people from a similar cultural background, give the NPL Resilient Futures team a call. More on Living with HIV.

  • If you are looking for HIV testing services try the links below:

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  • NAZ offers a short-term counselling service for Black and Minority Ethnic...

  • Living with an HIV or AIDS diagnosis can be a difficult and stressful...

  • PEP is a course of HIV medication which you can take if you have been at...

Living with HIV 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)

Testing Stats & Facts

  • Black or black British men are almost 4 times more likely to diagnosed with Chlamydia and over 3 times more likely to be diagnosed with Gonorrhea compared to the White population.

    (PHE, England 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)

  • BAME MSM make up 0.1% of the total population in the UK, but 13% of MSM diagnosed with HIV.

    (Nastal-3, PHE, 2013)