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Community Messages

Here are some messages about Covid-19 and the vaccines. They come from people who are part of our Black Asian and Minority Ethnic communities in Swansea and Neath Port Talbot - including faith leaders, community leaders, medical professionals, business people, and ordinary people like friends and neighbours. 

We will keep adding new messages so please keep checking this page - you might see someone you know...


Singleton Hospital Staff 1

Staff from Singleton Hospital share their reasons for taking the vaccine

Dr Amer Hamed Eid al-Fitr

Dr Amer Hamed asks everyone to stay safe while marking Eid al-Fitr

Dr Amer Hamed عيد الفطر

الطبيب حامد يطلب من الجميع البقاء آمنين أثناء الاحتفال بعيد الفطر

Saifur Rahaman

Saifur Rahaman, Secretary of NPT Black and Minority Ethnic Community Association, took the vaccine on 16 April 2021. Islamic scholars and medical experts have confirmed that having the vaccine does not invalidate the fast.

Alfred Oyekoya

Director of BAME Mental Health Support, Alfred Oyekoya, is asking people to become part of the solution by taking the vaccine.

Dr Amer Hamed

Dr. Amer Hamed talks about why it is important to take the Covid vaccine...

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Imam Ashraf

Imam Ashraf from Port Talbot Mosque has had the Covid-19 vaccine and is urging other people to do the same

Farida Patel

Farida Patel, Chairperson of the NPT Black Minority Ethnic Community Association has had the Covid-19 vaccine and is feeling fit and well

Salay Rahman

People from our communities are having the Covid-19 vaccine and are urging others to do the same


Send us your message:

If you would like to support our campaign and reassure others by telling us your own story about why you have taken or are going to take the vaccine, please use the form below. This could be a video or a photograph with some words:


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