97. We have provided over £80,000 of funding to trusted organisations within communities to support vaccine uptake within minority ethnic groups. This funding includes:
- £50,000 to BEMIS, to empower local communities to host webinars, Q+As with trusted minority ethnic health professionals both in English and in their native languages.
- £15,000 to Sikh Sanjog, to carry out research, with the support of Sikh medical professionals, on take-up for the Sikh community, marketing campaign, targeting community groups and utilising local community activists to increase uptake.
- £15,000 to CEMVO, to add additional information about the vaccine and to dispel myths the 'Stay Safe Scotland' app which provides health information in various languages to and encourage uptake.
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