ACTION FOR AIDS (AfA) IS SINGAPORE’S LEADING INDEPENDENT ORGANISATION OF HIV & SEXUAL HEALTH EXPERTS AND ADVOCATES
AfA is a non-governmental organisation dedicated to fighting HIV infection and AIDS in Singapore. It draws upon a network of healthcare professionals, advocates, educators and volunteers, to implement educational, testing, treatment and welfare programmes.
AfA was formed in 1988 in response to the global and local spread of HIV infection. It is a registered Social Service agency and has been recognised as an Institution of Public Character (IPC) since 2004. It has introduced numerous innovative projects and runs a broad range of educational outreach, HIV and STI testing, support and welfare programmes. The society’s programmes are managed and implemented by staff with the support of volunteers. The organisation is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors and funded through grants from government agencies, foundations and corporate partners. Additionally, AfA receives donations from both private individuals and businesses. The AfA Endowment Fund is managed by a volunteer Board of Trustees.