Next walk-in HIV testing in Hivpoint Helsinki is on January 27th between 2pm and 6pm. Read more here.

The price of PrEP went down significantly in Finland

15.1.2020

Prep-hiv-lääke kädelläThe price of PrEP medicine went down more than 30 percent today and is now less than 50€ for 30 pills! According to our survey targeted to men who have sex with men, 50 euros is the maximum price per month people are willing to pay for the PrEP meds.

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HIV medication – what to know?

8.1.2020

Copy of What to know about HIV medication Have you ever wondered how HIV medication works and if there is anything to consider when starting HIV treatment? We have talked to clinical doctor, Jussi Sutinen, who treats people living with HIV in Helsinki.

Once HIV is diagnosed, a resistance test of the virus will be made and after this the doctor will know what ...

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TESTING AND COUNSELLING SERVICES ON BREAK OVER THE HOLIDAYS

19.12.2019

HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

The Hivpoint testing and counselling services are on break over the holidays.

The counselling services are closed 23 December 2019 to 7 January 2020.

The next HIV testing days:

  • Checkpoint in Helsinki 2 January 2020
  • Walk in testing in Helsinki 13 January 2020

See you next year!

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Hivpoint Innovation Day vol. 3, join us on 25 January!

12.12.2019

Innovaatiopäivä 3 EN UUSIWe are organizing our third Innovation Day on 25 January from 10:30am to 4:30 pm in Helsinki. This event will give a space for people with an immigrant background to  develop concrete tools and methods to support the work that we do at Hivpoint with multicultural communities in Finland. The event also gives a great chance to become a part ...

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U=U: Breaking down stigma in societal structures

1.12.2019

Tapani Valkonen from Hiv-Finland gives an interview on the importance of U=UU=U is a campaign that shares knowledge about HIV-treatment and the effective HIV medication. It also promotes the human and sexual rights of the people living with HIV. The most important message is that HIV does not transmit in sex without a condom if the person living with ...

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U=U, HIV doesn’t transmit when the treatment is effective

26.11.2019

U=U logoU=U is short for undetectable equals untransmittable. Basically, it means that HIV does not transmit when a person is on effective medication. U=U is a global campaign driven by people who work around HIV and human rights activists. Reducing stigma is at the core of the campaign. But what do the words undetectable and untransmittable mean in this context?

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