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What is a 4th gen HIV test?

The AFA Anonymous Testing Services (ATS) have been providing simple, quick and affordable HIV testing utilising 3rd generation test kits for both blood and oral fluids. In an effort to improve our services, the AFA anonymous testing clinic and mobile testing services will be introducing the 4th generation test kits.

Novel immune-suppressant vaccine

A novel and relatively simple vaccine that can be administered orally has managed to completely block rectal infection with SIV, the monkey equivalent of HIV, in rhesus macaques and produced rapid re-suppression of viral load in monkeys who were previously infected with SIV. Two initial safety trials are now planned in humans.

The Normal Heart R.S.V.P Form

      Ruffalo portrays Ned Weeks, who witnesses first-hand a mysterious disease that has begun to claim the lives of many in his gay community and starts to seek answers. Matt Bomer plays Felix Turner, a reporter who becomes Ned’s lover. Taylor Kitsch plays Bruce Niles, a closeted investment banker who becomes a prominent […]

Annual General Meeting 2014

I am pleased to inform you that the Annual General Meeting (AGM) 2014 of Action for AIDS Singapore will be held on:

Date : 29 August 2014 (Friday)
Time : 7.30pm (Registration will start at 7pm)
Venue : 9 Kelantan Lane, #05-01, Singapore 208628

Slightly Scarlet 2014

We are pleased to announce, AFA has been selected by SMU Business Society’s as their beneficiary, affectionately known as Bondue, Slightly Scarlet.

Slightly Scarlet is an annual fashion show / charity event which seeks to raise funds and increase awareness for local beneficiaries.

各有所爱 - 中元节活动

Our HSO progrmame ambassador Mr. Chen Tian Wen, & Ye Shi Pin will be making appearances at several getai in the month of August.

The Mobile Testing Van will also be near by to provide anonymous HIV testing too!! So mark down on your calendar and join us for a night of fun, informative & unique getai!

Melbourne Report Back Session (UPDATE)

AIDS 2014 brought together 13,600 delegates from over 200 countries to discuss the global HIV response. Back home, we are faced with an increasingly tougher challenge to effectively reach at-risk communities. Join us for a report back session by delegates who attended the AIDS 2014 conference in July.

AIDS 2014 : Closing

At the closing ceremony, the organisers reflected upon the accomplishments and tragedy that contributed to the make-up of a conference where, according to Chris Beyrer, the president of the International AIDS Society,

“ the conference than anywhere else before where the separations betweens scientists, clinicians… and people living with HIV and activists truly went away.”.
Melbourne Lord Mayor Robert Doyle said that the way the city had embraced Australia’s largest-ever health conference touched his heart and recounted stories involving delegates being at the receiving end of acts of kindness by Melburnians.