What's New - CHP reviews local HIV/AIDS situation in second quarter of 2015  25/08/2015

Click to enlarge the graph showing Annual and Cumulative HIV/AIDS Statistics in Hong KongA total of 179 additional cases of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) infection were reported to the Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH) in the second quarter of 2015, bringing the cumulative total of reported HIV infections to 7 345 since 1984.

Reviewing the HIV/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) situation in Hong Kong at a press conference today (August 25), the Consultant (Special Preventive Programme) of the CHP, Dr Wong Ka-hing, said that sexual transmission had remained the major mode of HIV transmission.

Press releases of "CHP reviews local HIV/AIDS situation in second quarter of 2015"

What's New - "Travel Safe Condom Saves Life" Health Promotion Activity at Departure Hall of Lok Ma Chau Control Point  25/08/2015

 "Travel Safe Condom Saves Life" Health Promotion Activity at Departure Hall of Lok Ma Chau Control Point A health promotion activity "Travel Safe Condom Saves Life" organized by Red Ribbon Centre, Department of Health, will be held on 21 September - 16 October 2015 at Departure Hall of Lok Ma Chau Control Point.

"Travel Safe Condom Saves Life" posters will be posted up at passageway to alert travellers on the use of condom wherever you are. Pamphlets, souvenirs and free condoms will be distributed, to provide health information on how to prevent sexually transmitted infections and HIV/AIDS.

What's New - “Face it! Test it!” New TV API is available on YouTube   12/05/2015

screen capture of “Face it! Test it!”To promote the AIDS Hotline 2780 2211 and Gay Men HIV Testing Hotline 2117 1069, Department of Health has launched a new TV Announcements in the public interest (API) “Face it! Test it!”. Check it out and share it in social media.

Face it! Test it! https://youtu.be/llbAmV5tciQ

Exhibition on - "AIDS" Test Early, Treat Early   15/07/2014

Exhibition on - "AIDS" Test Early, Treat EarlyAlthough cure for AIDS is not yet available, antiretroviral therapy can effectively control the infection by suppressing HIV in the human body and slowing down damages to the immune system. As with other diseases, early diagnosis and early treatment can prevent the condition from worsening. This exhibition features information about HIV testing including the rapid test, and community organisations offering HIV antibody test. Welcome to visit our centre with your friends and family members.

Showcase for - Exhibition on "Have your own condom" 01/07/2014

Exhibition on - Have your own condom

Condoms are a key component of comprehensive HIV prevention. When used correctly and consistently, condoms are highly effective in preventing HIV and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs). A selection of condoms are displayed at our centre to show you a variety of sizes, different shapes, and textures of condoms. The objective of the exhibition is to enhance knowledge on male condoms and promote condom use for safer sex. Welcome to visit our centre with your friends and family members.

Upcoming event - The film "For Love, We Can"  25/04/2014

Screenshot From 《For Love, We Can》The film "For Love, We Can" aims to convey health messages on AIDS prevention and early testing through a gay couple's love story. It was presented by Red Ribbon Centre, co-organised by Hong Kong Lesbian & Gay Film Festival Society and produced by the Hong Kong Academy of Performing Arts. The premiere was successfully held on 6 March 2014. Due to overwhelming response, two additional screenings were shown on 12 April 2014.

Welcome to view the film by the link below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t7GVerR1rHk

Resource Catalogue > Knowing more about AIDS, Regular Publications, Reports, Exhibition Board, Video / VCD, Pamphlet, Book / Booklet, Poster, Report of practices on HIV prevention

Poster: World AIDS Campaign 2010 - Getting to Zero Travel Safe  Condom Saves Life Face it! Get Tested! Poster: World AIDS Campaign 2010 - Stop AIDS Keep the Promise Use condom for safer sex guidebook Pamphlet: Knowing more about AIDS Pamphlet: Break the needle habit. Methadone does it. Pamphlet: Be Smart, Keep Away From Illicit Drugs & Avoid Contracting AIDS