Book Review: Stitching A Revolution

Book Review: Stitching A Revolution

Posted On: September 17, 2015

I purchased this book, Stitching A Revolution about six years ago because I was very inspired by the work of Cleve Jones. He spoke at my school, The Institute for Advanced Study of Human Sexuality, and showed us videos and gave accounts of what the AIDS Memorial Quilt was about. I hadn’t heard about the AIDS […]

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Sex Fact 1: HIV & AIDS

Sex Fact 1: HIV & AIDS

Posted On: April 6, 2015

Sign up for our free videos under these campaigns this year: Febulove, Eco Sex, Masturbation Month, Mother’s Day and Father’s Day!

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Video: Anonymous Testing Site

Posted On: December 11, 2011

The Anonymous Testing Site by Action for Aids is manned by friendly volunteers, counselors and coordinators who are all here to help you, not to judge you. Counseling is provided before and after testing. You http://www.blogger.com/img/blank.gifcan choose from the two options: the fingertip prick and an oral swab test. No names are required and nothing […]

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Videos: Let’s Be Positive About HIV

Posted On: December 10, 2011

Adrian Pang – Let’s Be Positive About HIV People living with HIV/AIDS often hide their status due to fear of discrimination. Adrian Pang steps forward as a voice for people living with HIV/AIDS. Join Adrian Pang in becoming a voice that cares, and give people living with HIV/AIDS the strength to face their loved ones. […]

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Video: Anniversary

Posted On: December 7, 2011

To commemorate World AIDS Day Full credits goes to Royston Tan and Alfian Sa’at.

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Medifund Extended for HIV Treatment From February

Posted On: January 17, 2010

Medifund will be extended to Singaporeans who require HIV treatment from next month onwards. The Ministry of Health (MOH) said it will pump in another S$8.5 million to the fund to help the needy. From April 2008 to March 2009, MOH had distributed S$73.7 million in Medifund grants to institutions – including some S$59 million […]

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What to Expect at Anonymous HIV Screening

Posted On: December 17, 2009

Here’s what to expect at an anonymous screening: – You will be given an anonymous questionnaire, and private pre-test counselling. – You will undergo an OraQuick test, where a swipe is taken from the inside of your mouth. – You will get your result after 20 minutes, and receive post-test counselling. – If the result […]

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Anonymous HIV Testing Jumps 20% in Singapore

Posted On: December 11, 2009

Latest figures from the Ministry of Health (MOH) showed a jump of 20 per cent in people coming for anonymous HIV testing in Singapore, compared to last year. In the first nine months of this year, 129,966 people got tested, compared to 124,559 the year before. The availability of more clinics offering anonymous testing since […]

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Misconceptions About HIV Still Common Among Singaporeans

Posted On: December 7, 2009

HIV infections are most commonly spread through heterosexual relationships, and not the commonly thought homosexual relationships or drug abuse. Recent data from the Ministry of Health (MOH) showed that of the 218 newly-detected HIV cases in the first six months of this year, more than half of them (59 per cent) acquired the disease through […]

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HIV spread in China

Posted On: December 2, 2009

HIV is now spreading fastest in China through heterosexual sex, a trend demanding new strategies to stave off a rebound in the epidemic after years of progress in containing it, a United Nations report said. Data show that 40 per cent of new HIV infections diagnosed in China were acquired through heterosexual contact, with homosexual […]

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HIV Travel Ban Lifted By President Obama

Posted On: November 2, 2009

President Barack Obama said Friday the U.S. will overturn a 22-year-old travel and immigration ban against people with HIV early next year. The U.S. has been among a dozen countries that bar entry to travelers with visas or anyone seeking a green card based on their HIV status.

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AIDS vaccine cuts infection risk for first time

Posted On: September 27, 2009

An experimental AIDS vaccine has for the first time cut the risk of infection in a “breakthrough” in the quarter-century battle against the deadly epidemic. The vaccine is believed to reduce the risk of being infected by almost a third, after the world’s largest clinical vaccine trial of more than 16,000 volunteers was carried out […]

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