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SAC Health Talk Series

With the sponsorships of Gilead Science and GlaxoSmithKline plc, a health talk with the theme of "Latest Development Directions in Treatment" was held in SAC Center on January 27. We are very honored to invite Dr. Kwok Wing-yee from the Special Prevention Program of the Department of Health as our guest speaker to share the information with our members about the existing oral and injectable drug treatments for people living with HIV. In addition, Dr. Kwok also reminded members of the importance of medication compliance to effectively control the virus and avoid the emergence of drug resistance.

SAC Health Talk Series 2023

With the sponsorships of Gilead Science and GlaxoSmithKline plc, a health talk was held in SAC Center on October 21 with the theme of " Multiple Perspectives on chronic comorbidities “. We are very honored to invite Dr. Grace Lui, Associate Professor from School of Medicine, CUHK as our guest speaker to explain the relationship between HIV treatment and comorbidities of HIV patients and recent research reports. In addition, Dr. Lui also introduced various electronic technologies including mobile apps, telemedicine and continuous glucose monitoring device, etc. which can more effectively control and manage our different comorbidities.

Together We Love – Mental Health Support Project (Peer Support Groups)

Supported by Mental Health Initiatives Funding Scheme under Health Bureau, “Together We Love – Mental Health Support Project” has been launched in May 2023. The project aims at enhancing the knowledge on mental health and motivation in help seeking for the elderly with HIV infection and their carers. One of the programs in the project is peer support group training. Professional social worker delivers training on self-awareness, emotion management and communication skills for people living with HIV and their carers. In addition to improving self-affirmation, participants can also build mutual trust through group sharing and establish peer support networks in the community.

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