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About Us

SAfH is a community development charity, which works alongside marginalised local people and their communities towards justice, equality, better health and wellbeing.



New Employment Opportunity @ SAFH: Operational Manager: 28 hours, £25,663 plus 1% pension contribution – Deadline: 26/01/2015

Social Action for Health is seeking to appoint an experienced manager who is committed to community empowerment to take operational management responsibility for a portfolio of interesting community development projects in this new post.

The postholder will have 3 years line management and at least 3 years experience of managing multiple projects concurrently; be keen to work with colleagues across the organisation and keen to learn from local people through the work. Read more…


New Year’s resolutions – thinking about doing more exercise? Hackney Council have a range of Free opportunities…..

…….. delivered by qualified and experienced leaders who will help you get the most from your sessions: Read more…


My Weigh: Do You want to Lose Weight and Get Active? It’s Free!

My Weigh is a FREE weight management programme for overweight adults living in, or registered with a GP in Tower Hamlets. Read more…


Congratulations! Nigel Jackson Award Winners – 2014

Shuaib Achhala, Farida Kamal & Patricia Bert receive their Nigel Jackson Awards for 2014. Nominated by their peers, and awarded for a staff member, a sessional worker and a volunteer who goes the extra mile.

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East London Genes and Health – Event Launch

On Wednesday 8th of October a major research project  “East London Genes in Health” was launched in Queen Mary University of London.  Held at the Octagon the event was attended by community leaders and professionals from different fields.

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Community News

Sofia Gatica – Protects Her Community

Sofia Gatica - Winner of the Goldman Prize 2012

An inspiring woman blocks the use of pesticides in her area and protects her community.Thirteen years ago, Sofía Gatica gave birth to a daughter. Three days later, the baby’s kidneys failed. The working-class mother of three was determined to find out what killed her child. Read more…

Where are you on the global fat scale?

Where are you on the global fat scale

This is an interesting calculator based on research data pulled together by a team of researchers and is featured on BBC website.

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Social Action for Health

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Phone: 02074265370
Fax: 02072477447
Email: info@safh.org.uk
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