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Board members | Birmingham and Lewisham African and Caribbean Health Inequalities Review (BLACHIR) | Birmingham City Council

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Board members

External Academic Board:

15 Academics have been appointed to the board position. The areas of evidence and knowledge represent:

  • Media, race and social injustices
  • Mental health
  • Ethnic minorities in care homes
  • BAME inequalities relating to housing, finance, research projects, and policy
  • Research reports include African and Caribbean community
  • Youth studies
  • Health care research
  • Youth and NEET from work experience

Download information about the academic board members

External Advisory Board:

Members of the Board have attributes of community engagement specific to Birmingham and Lewisham to collect and report lived experiences from both local authorities.

5 members from Lewisham and 4 members from Birmingham who are actively involved within the community and who are residents of the area have been appointed.

Collectively they have been active in community engagement encompassing and representing:

  • BAME issues
  • Community leaders
  • Young people support
  • Women representatives
  • Disability issues
  • Underrepresented groups
  • Mental health

Download information about the advisory board members