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What's New - Review of HIV/AIDS in 2016 and update on hepatitis A in high-risk males  28/02/2017

Click to enlarge the graph showing Annual and Cumulative HIV/AIDS Statistics in Hong KongA total of 692 additional cases of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) infection were reported to the Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH) in 2016, compared with 725 in 2015.

Reviewing the HIV/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) situation in Hong Kong at a press conference today (February 28), the Consultant (Special Preventive Programme) of the CHP, Dr Kenny Chan, said that sexual transmission remained the major mode of HIV transmission.

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Latest HIV/AIDS Statistics


What's New - “Travel Safe Condom Saves Life” Health Promotion Activity at Macau Ferry Terminal  27/02/2017

A health promotion activity “Travel Safe Condom Saves Life”, organised by Red Ribbon Centre, Department of Health, will be held around the holidays of the Easter at Macau Ferry Terminal to provide health information on how to prevent sexually transmitted infections and AIDS. During the activity, pamphlets, souvenirs and free condoms will be distributed.

Details-
Date: 10 April 2017 – 21 April 2017
Venue: Departure Hall of Macau Ferry Terminal at Sheung Wan, Hong Kong


What's New - Roving Exhibition on “ Youth and AIDS “ and “ AIDS, Test Early, Treat Early  27/02/2017

A 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. At the exhibition venue, pamphlets and souvenirs will be distributed.

Details of the roving exhibition:

Venue

Schedule

Theme

G/F lobby of Sha Tin Government Offices
1 Sheung Wo Che Road, Shatin

20 to 24 March 2017

Youth and AIDS

1/F of Immigration Tower
7 Gloucester Road, Wan Chai

08 to 12 May 2017

AIDS, Test Early, Treat Early


What's New - Vaccination for high-risk male attendees to control hepatitis A outbreak  02/02/2017

Poster on Hepatitis AThe Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH) today (February 2) announced that in view of an unusual increased number of hepatitis A cases among men who have sex with men (MSM) positive for Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV+) in recent months, one-off hepatitis A vaccination would be arranged for MSM attending designated public clinical services, with an aim of controlling an outbreak of viral hepatitis A in HIV+ MSM.

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What's New - “On the Fast-Track to end AIDS”  25/10/2016

Fast-Track TargetsAchieving the 90-90-90 treatment target by 2020 will be a key factor to ending the AIDS epidemic. This calls for 90% of people living with HIV to know their status, 90% of people who know their HIV positive status to access antiretroviral treatment and 90% of people on treatment to have suppressed viral loads.

Other targets include reducing the global annual number of new HIV infections to 500,000 in 2020, and achieving zero discrimination.

Read more about the Fast-Track Targets at the UNAIDS website


What's New - “LSBE programme on HIV/AIDS and sex in secondary schools 2016/17” invites application  25/05/2016

The Red Ribbon Centre collaborated with the Family Planning Association of Hong Kong (FPAHK) to roll out the LSBE programme for secondary students in the 2016/17 school term. We aimed to raise awareness on HIV/AIDS among the students, develop their skills in critical thinking, decision making, self-awareness and interpersonal communication, as well as practical skills in self-protection and condom use.

Details of LSBE programme on HIV/AIDS and sex in secondary schools 2016/17


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