Entries by afa_v2

Emergenetics Selected Partner

AfA is proud to be a selected partner of Emergenetic’s SG50 community initiative.

In celebration of Singapore’s jubilee, Emergenetics International is partnering with their trained associates to design and conduct 50 pro bono workshops for leadership and management teams of non-profit organisations in Singapore as a way of giving back by empowering the key stakeholders who are making a difference.

Vendor – Call for Expression of Interest

Expressions of Interest are requested from health IT software vendors or developers to provide the first stage of a system to computerise the documentation and workflow of the Anonymous Testing Service. The ATS is one of the testing and support services offered by Action For Aids Singapore, a charity focused on prevention of HIV infection.

Youth Got Heart 2015

We are proud to be part of Youth Got Heart 2015. Since 2008, Raffles Institution’s (Year 5-6) Interact Club have been organising the annual Youth Got Heart (YGH). YGH 2015 is also marking SG50 here at Toa Payoh Hub Atrium. Drop by and find out more about AfA or to sign up as a volunteer. About Youth Got […]

AfA Wellness : Gathering & Barbeque

We held our first volunteer gathering for 2015 last Saturday at Toa Payoh Safra. It was a simple event, lead by our President, Prof. Roy Chan. We shared our thoughts and tributes and observed a minute of silence to mark the passing of our founding father Mr. Lee Kuan Yew.

Passing of Mr Lee Kuan Yew

Action for AIDS is saddened by the death of Mr Lee Kuan Yew, our first Prime Minister.    His leadership of our country and his achievements in building a secure and united nation with a focus on progress and prosperity, justice and equality for all Singaporeans will be his legacy.  Action for AIDS joins all […]

People Like Us

Based on the true-to-life characters, gayhealth.sg proudly presents ‘People Like Us’ the web series. Following the lives of four gay men in Singapore, ‘People Like Us’ is a poignant reflection and insightful look at being gay in Singapore. In addition to the sexual escapades and relationships that unfolds between them, the show explores critical health issues.

XDR-TB spread person-to-person, not by failure of drug

The vast majority of people with extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis (XDR-TB) diagnosed in the world’s most extensive outbreak have acquired their infection from another person, not as the result of the failure of treatment for multidrug-resistant strains of tuberculosis (MDR-TB), N Sarita Shah told the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI 2015) in Seattle, USA, on Wednesday.