What's New - Local HIV/AIDS situation in second quarter of 2014 reviewed   26/08/2014

Click to enlarge the graph showing Annual and Cumulative HIV/AIDS Statistics in Hong KongA total of 150 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 2014, bringing the cumulative total of reported HIV infections to 6 646 since 1984.

Reviewing the HIV/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) situation in Hong Kong at a press conference today (August 26), 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 “Local HIV/AIDS situation in second quarter of 2014 reviewed“ News

What's New - "Travel Safe Condom Saves Life" Health Promotion Activity at Departure Hall of Lok Ma Chau Control Point  12/08/2014

Travel Safe Condom Saves LifeA health promotion activity "Travel Safe Condom Saves Life" organised by Red Ribbon Centre, Department of Health, will be held around the holidays of the National Day and Chung Yeung Festival 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.

Date:22 September 2014 – 17 October 2014
Venue:Departure Hall of Lok Ma Chau Control Point, Hong Kong

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.

What's New - Roving Exhibition on "Youth and AIDS" and "Women and AIDS"   07/07/2014

Roving Exhibition on AIDSA roving exhibition on HIV/AIDS is going to be held to increase knowledge and awareness of the public to the disease and its prevention methods.

The details of the roving exhibition are as follows:

Venue Exhibition period Theme
Tuen Mun Government Offices
1 Tuen Hi Road, Tuen Mun, N.T.
14/7-18/7/2014 "Youth and AIDS"
Tsuen Wan Government Offices
38 Sau Lau Kok Road, Tsuen, N.T.
11/8-15/8/2014 "Youth and AIDS"
Shatin Government Offices
1 Sheung Wo Che Road, Shatin , N.T.
1/9-5/9/2014 "Women and AIDS"
Queensway Government Offices
66 Queensway, Central, HK
8/9-12/9/2014 "Women and AIDS"

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 - "Red Ribbon in Action" AIDS Education Funding Scheme 2015 (Phase 1) invites application   15/05/2014

Graphic of Red Ribbon in Action- AIDS Education Funding SchemeThe "Red Ribbon in Action" AIDS Education Funding Scheme aims at encouraging local community groups to organise and implement AIDS education programme by providing financial and technical support. In the process of planning and implementing the AIDS education programme, local community groups will have a chance to acquire knowledge about AIDS, sex and drug abuse; and to further promote related messages among peer groups.

Details about "Red Ribbon in Action" AIDS Education Funding Scheme News

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

What's New - Survey on HIV/AIDS and sex education in junior secondary level in Hong Kong -2013   07/01/2014

LIFE SKILLSIn response to the recommendation of the Hong Kong Advisory Council on AIDS (ACA), the Government conducted a territory wide survey in early 2013 to understand the situation of life skills-based education (LSBE) on HIV/AIDS and sex at junior secondary level. Results were announced on 3 January 2014.

Details about LSBE and the Survey

Upcoming event - "Safe Journey" drama premiere cum ceremony for World AIDS Day (WAD) 2013  11/12/2013

Event photo of "Safe Journey" drama premiereThe "Safe Journey" drama premiere cum ceremony, co-organised by the Red Ribbon Centre and Radio Television Hong Kong, was held on 30 November 2013 at MacPherson Stadium to arouse public's awareness of safer sex and prevention of HIV. Video of the event is available on the RTHK website for viewing.

Go to the RTHK website to view the "Safe Journey" drama premiere

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