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Access to PrEP via NHS Scotland within African communities

What is the research?


This research study is organised by Hwupenyu Health & Wellbeing Project (, Charity Number SC044991), a charity based in Glasgow. They advocate and provide support for Black and Minority Ethnic people in Scotland with chronic health conditions.

PrEP is a pill that protects people from HIV. For this study, researchers from the Hwupenyu Health & Wellbeing Project are looking to collect data from African communities in Scotland on their experiences accessing PrEP via NHS Scotland.

This data will help us inform our work on HIV prevention, and assisting Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities living with HIV.

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Who can take part?

Who can take part?

Inclusion Criteria

  • People of African ethnicity

  • Any age

  • You will have accessed (or tried to access) PrEP through NHS Scotland 

What does taking part involve?

The study involves filling out a short survey about your experiences of accessing, or trying to access, PrEP through NHS Scotland.

At the end of the survey, you can choose to opt-in to be contacted for a follow-up telephone call or email, where a member of the research team will discuss your experiences further with you. 

All data provided in the survey will be treated with the strictest confidence, and in accordance with GDPR regulations. Participating in this survey is optional, and you may revoke consent at any time. You can contact Hwupenyu Health & Wellbeing Project to have any data provided to them deleted at any time.

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Any concerns?

What if I have a concern?


Get in touch if you have any queries, concerns, or would like further information.

You can contact Hwupenyu Health & Wellbeing Project by:




0141 418 0940

or social media:

@hwupenyuproject (Twitter) (Facebook)

Sign up to take part

To take part in the research, fill out the survey here:

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