The 10th SAC aims to be a forum for those with an interest in HIV/AIDS to gather together to talk, share, discuss and propose solutions to stop the spread of HIV, remove HIV-related stigmatisation and discrimination, and improve care and support for PLHIV in Singapore.
It’s time for you to fuel that creativity and play dress up like never before!
The student, called by the pseudonym Ah Li, tested positive for HIV in early 2012 at a hospital, which passed on the results to his school without his permission.
The skin doctor, who in 1988 founded the charity Action for Aids, was yesterday lauded by Health Minister Gan Kim Yong at an annual awards ceremony that recognised the contributions of healthcare professionals for their work in the field.
Younger people with HIV face a unique set of problems, from the stigma of having the disease to not having the emotional maturity to deal with it
So here’s the truth. You may not want HIV, but if you have it, it’s much better to know you are HIV-positive so you can seek treatment and get back to living a happy, healthy, tra-la-la life.
PrEP doesn’t legitimise dangerous or unsafe sex; it serves as a protection which those who are sexually active in the gay community would be foolish to refuse if offered to them.
It’s not those on PrEP who are the foolhardy risk takers – it’s the ones who deny their risk and disassociate themselves from these conversations who are taking the real chances. It just takes one time, that one slip up, to change your life forever.