Flu and COVID-19 vaccination programme - autumn/winter 2021-2022: equality impact assessment

An equality impact assessment (EQIA) for the autumn/winter 2021-2022 Flu and COVID-19 vaccination programme.


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.


Email: Vacsbusinesssupport@gov.scot

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