- The ACT
This publication has articles dealing with medical, social, cultural and personal issues. It also reviews and updates AfA's activities. It is distributed free to members and volunteers, to schools, libraries, community organisations, medical and dental clinics and hospitals.
Action for Aids Website : www.afa.org.sg
The webpage contains information on
HIV/AIDS, AfA activities, the latest HIV/AIDS
statistics, a Q&A page, and links to other
AIDS web pages - both local and foreign.
Do visit the website for information on our
activities or for updates on HIV/AIDS in
Singapore and the region.
High Risk Heterosexual Male Outreach Programme (HMO)
The HMO Programme reaches out to heterosexual males who engage in high risk sexual practices in order to increase their HIV knowledge. This will allow for better self-risk assessment, increased condom use and encourage more voluntary testing. This is done by conducting edutainment shows, regular condom and collateral distribution to our target audience at venues they frequent.
Men who have Sex with Men Outreach Programme (MSM)
Using tailored approaches to suit the diverse needs of the audiences, the MSM programme conducts outreach at both real and virtual MSM venues. we worked towards growing the capacity of stakeholders and community partners to help conduct innovative campaigns, events and workshops. The programme also serves as a constant reminder to the community that HIV/AIDS continues to be a real issue within the MSM community.
Transgendered Outreach Programme (TG)
TG Programme provides this under-served community in Singapore with crucial health care information. We also aim to build confidence and improve their self-esteem so that they are empowered to take charge of their sexual health and make healthy lifestyle choices, by providing educational talks and life skills self-empowerment workshops.
Anak Melayu Islam Melawan Penyakit Unik HIV/AIDS (AMPUH)
AMPUH was set up by a group of Muslim volunteers to tackle the rising numbers of Muslim patients infected with HIV or suffering from AIDS. It hopes to raise community awareness of HIV/AIDS, encourage active community participation and enchance community support for Muslim HIV/AIDS patients.
Visit the AMPUH website
HIV Education in the Workplace
Forming part of our education strategy, the HEW programme collaborates with socially responsible companies and organisations in order to provide educational talks by healthcare professionals and trained educators for their employees. This project aims to increase HIV awareness and knowledge in the workplace, and reduce the stigma and discrimination faced by PLHIV.
Prison Outreach Programme
The Prison Outreach Programme educates prison staff and inmates on HIV and provides support to HIV+ inmates. HIV talks are conducted periodically help prison staff better manage wellbeing of the inmates. The talks also aim to reduce the stigma and discrimination against HIV+ inmates. Education and psychosocial counselling support are provided to inmates to inculcate positive attitude and equip them with knowledge to allow them to adopt a positive lifestyle. The programme also assists inmates who are on the home tagging programme with medication to ensure continual access to treatment.
AIDS Information & Counselling Hotline - Tel : 6254 0212, 6295 1820
The Hotline provides information and counseling services.