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New role to build strong relationships within Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities

Safiah Fardin has joined the VODA team as the new Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Health, Wellbeing and Information Worker.

Safaih’s role is to:

  • Build strong relationships within Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities in North Tyneside
  • Work with Public Health in order to deliver effective health messages to communities. This includes working with colleague Alice (Community Health Champion) to recruit health champions within Ethnic Minority Communities.
  • Create space for people to share feedback about any barriers they face when it comes to accessing health information or services.

Safiah is keen to work with as many groups and organisations as possible to make sure that different ethnic minority communities in North Tyneside get the health information they need and are able to access services.

If you are part of an organisation that works with Black, Asian or Ethnic Minority communities in North Tyneside or you belong to an ethnic minority community and you think we could benefit from a conversation or you would like to get involved please email safiah.fardin@voda.org.uk.