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What’s New - 187 HIV cases recorded in second quarter of 2017  29/08/2017

Click to enlarge the graph showing Annual and Cumulative HIV/AIDS Statistics in Hong KongA total of 187 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 2017, bringing the cumulative total of reported HIV infections to 8 799 since 1984.

Reviewing the latest HIV/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) situation in Hong Kong at a press conference today (August 29), 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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What’s New - “ Get ready for safe trip Condom is your travelling partner ” Health Promotion Activity at Departure Hall of Lok Ma Chau Control Point  16/08/2017

Get ready for safe trip  Condom is your travelling partner’ Health Promotion ActivityA health promotion activity " Get ready for safe trip Condom is your travelling partner ", organised by Red Ribbon Centre, Department of Health, will be held around the holidays of the National Day and Mid Autumn Festival at the Departure Hall of Lok Ma Chau Control Point.

Attractive posters will be posted up at passageway to promote safer sex message for the travellers. During the activity, pamphlets, souvenirs and free condoms will be distributed to provide health information on how to prevent sexually transmitted infections and HIV/AIDS.

Details:-
Date:25 September 2017 – 20 October 2017
Venue:Departure Hall of Lok Ma Chau Control Point, Hong Kong


PRiSM - HIV Prevalence and Risk behavioural Survey of Men who have sex with men in Hong Kong 2017  19/06/2017

poster for publicityThe Department of Health is conducting a HIV related behavioural survey for men who have sex with men and transgender women during April to September 2017, to understand the most updated HIV situation in Hong Kong.

Please click the following link to participate the survey :
PRiSM 2017 http://bit.ly/hkprism2017


“Red Ribbon in Action” AIDS Educating Funding Scheme 2018 (Phase I) invites application  30/05/2017

The Red Ribbon Centre would like to invite local community groups, including seniors, women, youth groups, kaifong welfare association as well as those at work or at schools, to apply for the "Red Ribbon in Action" AIDS Education Funding Scheme.

Details of the "Red Ribbon in Action" AIDS Education Funding Scheme


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


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