BritBanglaCovid has organised its first online Zoom meeting since the discovery of a new variant of Covid, Omicron. THIS IS A PUBLIC EVENT AND TO BE RECORDED.
However, regardless of a number of challenges due to beyond the control of minority communities:
‘’Bangladeshi group was the only ethnic group…the highest vaccine uptake at 91.7%.’’ This is according to the British government’s Covid Disparities Report published on 3 December 2021.
We have leaders from health, local and central governments, academic and grassroots members to encourage vaccination and to encourage positive discussion.
Prof Patrick Vernon OBE – Health Campaigner
Rokhsana Fiaz OBE – Mayor of Newham
Rachel Blake – Deputy Mayor of Tower Hamlet Cabinet Member of Adult Health & Well-being.
Chris Tang – Linguistic Education- Kings College London
Shirina Ali – Community Advocacy Manager at Limehouse Project.
Abdi Hassan – Founder of Cafe Afrik CIC
We know there is vaccine hesitation in our communities. We need to learn from others to encourage discussion in a constructive ways to make sure minority lives are saved.
9TH JANUARY 2021 at 3PM