For gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men

#rapid HIV testing #STI testing #PrEP referrals #sexual counselling

Two men hugging closely. Helsinki Pride logo in front of the picture.

Get tested for HIV in a camper van at Helsinki Pride Week

Hivpoint’s mobile unit is here again! The mobile unit will stop at cruising areas and Helsinki Pride venues. You will recognize the van from Checkpoint signs.

Hivpoint´s mobile unit where you can get tested for HIV during Helsinki Pride Week. Three Hibpoint´s workers in front of the camper van.

The ABC of anal sex

There are many ways of having anal sex and anyone can enjoy it.

New guide out now!

Two people wearing letter harness and hugging. The one behind is kissing the other one's ear.

Prevent, Test, Treat and Enjoy!

STIs are infectious diseases which are transmitted through sexual contact. There are many ways to protect yourself from HIV and other STIs. You decide which one is best for you!

Prevent, Test, Treat and Enjoy Campaign begins!

Answer the survey and win the giant pumpkin!

A questionnaire about sex between men, HIV and other STIs. The survey is anonymous, and the answers are confidential. It only takes 2-4 minutes to answer.

Mieshenkilö osoittaa sormellaan jättikurpitsaa takanaan.


Some cases have been identified through European sexual health clinics in communities of gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men.

It is important to note that the risk of monkeypox is not limited to men who have sex with men. It is important to learn about monkeypox so that we can stop the virus from spreading.

Kirjainkuutioista muodostunut sana monkeypox, lääkepullo, ruiskuja, neula

HIV and other STI risks in different ways of having sex

Anal intercourse

Anal intercourse without a condom has the highest risk of HIV and other STIs.

Oral sex

Oral sex has a very low risk of HIV. Other STIs can transmit more easily.


There are many ways of having sex and HIV and STI risks vary between the practices.

How to get tested?

You can get tested for HIV and other STIs in our Checkpoint services. You can also get tested with STIs through your local health centre, occupational or student health care and the clinic for venereal diseases.

Kuvassa Checkpoint hiv-testaus Hivpointilla.


Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis, or PrEP for short, is very effective at preventing HIV. Read the most up-to-date information about how to use and get PrEP in Finland.

Hivpointin työntekijällä on prep-paita päällä ja prep-tabletti kädessä.