Posts By: Fiona Ip

AHF’s New Clinic Brings Cutting-edge Medicine to Odessa

AHF cut the red ribbon on its very first clinic in Ukraine, in the port city of Odessa on the coast of the Black Sea at the end of 2017.  Odessa is the country’s third-largest city and has one of the nation’s highest burdens of HIV. AHF Ukraine has been in the country since 2009…

Conferences to Conquer Co-infection

Brazil has endured major political and economic instability over the past three years, which has taken its toll on all sectors—including public health. But for vulnerable populations that need increased representation, events like the 11th Brazilian HIV/AIDS Conference and 4th Viral Hepatitis Conference make a big impact. AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) Brazil, along with 3,600…

Argentina Fights HIV with Law and LOVE

Check out all the activities AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) Argentina had going on the past few months!   Cordoba Pride Parade During the 9th Pride and Diversity Parade on Nov.11, participants marched eight blocks to bring awareness to HIV/AIDS in the country and to lobby for equality for its most at-risk populations. One key focus…

Zambia Girls get 100,000 More Pads

As part of AIDS Healthcare Foundation’s (AHF) 1 million sanitary pads initiative, AHF Zambia donated another 100,000 pads to the country in an official ceremony in Lusaka. This contribution was in addition to the 50,000 given to Zambia during its International Day of the Girl Child event held in September. First Lady of Zambia Madam…

World AIDS Day 2017 Recap

This World AIDS Day we saw the relentless vitality of human spirit paving the way to the eventual end of AIDS. Over 30 years ago, people refused to accept that HIV was a fatal illness and today it is treatable, but much more needs to be accomplished. Now, Test & Treat, condom access, and services for…

Explore AHF’s journey

In a worldwide premiere, we invite you to take an interactive journey through 30 years of AIDS Healthcare Foundation’s (AHF) trailblazing history with the launch of an innovative multimedia timeline. This unique project showcases over three decades of groundbreaking care and advocacy by the world’s largest HIV/AIDS non-governmental organization through carefully selected archival photos and video footage. In honor…

AHF Mexico Rock-solid After Quakes

Three major earthquakes shook Mexico in September, killing almost 400 people. Most devastation resulted from the 8.1-magnitude quake in Oaxaca on Sep. 7, followed by a 7.1 temblor near Mexico City on Sep. 19. AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) Mexico personnel live and work in the affected communities, which are also home to some of the…

AHF Nepal Advocacy Shines Nationwide

National Condom Day AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) Nepal and partners upheld a longstanding tradition of HIV awareness and the promotion of safer sex practices by sponsoring five events nationwide during the 23rd National Condom Day (NCD) on Oct. 7. The events attracted over 4,300 people from all over the country. Over 24,000 condoms were distributed…

Knockout Punch to HIV

Former professional boxer Vitaly Klitschko is no stranger to a tough battle. Throughout his 47-bout career, including 41 knockout wins and a heavyweight championship, he was arguably the most fearsome fighter on the planet. Now, alongside AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) Ukraine, he brings that same fighting spirit to battle against HIV as Kyiv’s mayor. On…

Fair-goers trade a fingerpick for peace of mind

A big advantage of rapid HIV testing is that it can be done just about anywhere, quickly and conveniently. AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) Rwanda embraced this approach and set up shop in an unexpected place – the 2017 International Trade Fair in Kigali. Among a throng of over 400 exhibitors, AHF Rwanda ran one of…