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Caribbean and African Health Network online activities

6 May 2020 - 14:44 by michelle.foster

CAHNThe Caribbean and African Health Network (CAHN) have launched a number of online activities via Zoom in response to community’s requests.
Healthy Hearts – Physical activity, nutrition and medication: Tuesdays, 1pm-2pm

Single Mothers Peer Support Group: Thursdays, 11am-12pm

Afrobeats and Reggae Bash: Fridays, 8pm-10pm

Health Hour: Saturdays, 11am-12pm

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Covid-19: mitigating impacts on Gypsy and Traveller communities

4 May 2020 - 11:33 by michelle.foster

gov.ukLord Greenhalgh, Communities Minister, has written to local authority chief executives to highlight that some members of Gypsy and Traveller communities are likely to be particularly vulnerable to COVID-19, and may need support in accessing basic facilities such as water, sanitation and waste disposal, to enable them to adhere to public health guidelines around self-isolation and social distancing during the outbreak.

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Manchester City Council COVID-19 Community Helpline messages translated in 22 languages

21 Apr 2020 - 12:49 by michelle.foster

Manchester City Council have translated their messages for the helpline number in Arabic, Bangladeshi, Cantonese, Chinese, Czech, English, Farsi, French, Guajarti, Hindi, Larvian, Lithuanian, Polish, Punjabi, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Somali, Spanish, Swahili, Tigrinya and Urdu. 

The flyers can be downloaded below.

If you need the flyer in another language, please email us at: info@mcrcommunitycentral.org


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Unequal impact: Coronavirus (Covid-19) and the impact on people with protected characteristics

15 Apr 2020 - 11:46 by michelle.foster

The Women and Equalities Committee is launching an inquiry and they want to hear about the different and disproportionate impact that the Coronavirus – and measures to tackle it – is having on people with protected characteristics under the Equality Act.

What are protected characteristics?
It is against the law to discriminate against someone because of:

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