Hong Kong Aids Foundation


School wants a healthier environment

Saturday, 16 June, 2012, 12:00am

Raising awareness about Aids

Today is World Aids Day. This day is dedicated to raising awareness of the Aids pandemic caused by the spread of HIV. There are 33.3 million people worldwide, including 2.5 million children under 15, with HIV.

1 Dec 2011 - 12:00am


China vs West squabbles are misdirected

It seems that the more the Western economies demand that China floats its currency, the more the Chinese dig in their heels and lecture the West on the correct ways to manage their economies ('Europe joins call for yuan to rise', October 7).

11 Oct 2010 - 12:00am


Carrie Lam did sterling job at Queen's Pier

I refer to Eric Mok's letter, 'Lavish praise for Carrie Lam is misplaced' (August 20).

Secretary for Development Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, deserves every accolade showered on her for her attempt to involve protesters in a reasonable discussion at Queen's Pier.

25 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

Red Cross vacancy for a top service manager

Experienced registered nurses or social workers with a mission to serve the community will be excited by the vacancy available with the Hong Kong branch of one of the largest independent humanitarian networks, the International Red Cross.

22 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

National helpline launched by HK gay rights group

Hong Kong's Chi Heng Foundation gay advocacy group has expanded its services on the mainland with the launch of a national hotline to provide advice and assistance to homosexuals living outside large cities.

10 May 2006 - 12:00am

Safety the crucial issue, say Aids activists, but opponents condemn ruling

Individuals' sexual choices should be respected but safety is paramount, say Aids activists.

'We should respect others' choices,' the chief executive of the Hong Kong Aids Foundation, Lin Oi-chu, said. 'Everyone has the right and freedom to choose how to conduct sex.

26 Aug 2005 - 12:00am

Aids charity supports its trainees on mainland

The Hong Kong Aids Foundation yesterday established an alumni association in Beijing for officials and frontline workers it helped train over the past decade.

The foundation has taught HIV/Aids treatment and prevention to more than 5,000 mainland government officials, policemen, university staff and health workers in Hong Kong.

22 May 2005 - 12:00am

Chinese clinics offer counselling for poor

Counselling for the poor is being offered for the first time by a Chinese medicine clinic under a university pilot programme.

The Baptist University project, which involves a full-time social worker stationed at its Chinese medicine clinic, aims to help underprivileged patients tackle their emotional and financial problems.

4 Feb 2005 - 12:00am

Students to get more practical Aids education

Aids education is to be expanded in Shanghai schools using teaching materials developed by a Hong Kong-based charity, amid a rising number of cases in the mainland's economic capital.

15 Jun 2004 - 12:00am

Someone to turn to

Do you feel troubled or stressed? Have you been feeling blue lately? Don't worry, many organisations are here to help. Whether it is schoolwork or family problems, there is someone to turn to.

Parents, teachers and school social workers are your first choice. Further advice can be sought from some non-profit organisations.

12 Mar 2004 - 12:00am

Number of drug abusers down 15pc

The government yesterday hailed a 35.5 per cent drop in the number of registered young drug abusers this year - but social workers warned many were heading to the mainland for their fix instead.

20 Dec 2003 - 12:00am

Affordable treatment for HIV is essential

Hong Kong has so far largely avoided the worst of the Aids epidemic through a combination of luck, education and advanced health care. Our caseload remains in the low thousands, about 19 years after the first patient was diagnosed. This compares with nearly 7.5 million cases across Asia, certain parts of which are only beginning to get serious about containing the disease.

1 Dec 2003 - 12:00am

Containing Aids

There is no need to look further than the row over the Richland Gardens clinic to see the problem the mainland faces in trying to warn its people about an impending Aids epidemic.

28 Aug 2001 - 12:00am

Shock over Kowloon Bay residents' Aids ignorance

I was devastated to read 'Plea for Aids patients' (South China Morning Post, May 12) and the reaction of Kowloon Bay residents to the opening of an Aids Health Clinic.

18 May 1999 - 12:00am