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

You can get information, testing for HIV and other STIs, prep counselling and sexual counselling confidentially and with expertise.

Checkpoint testing services at Hivpoint

At Checkpoint STI testing service on Tuesdays, it is possible to get tested for chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis, and HIV.

You can get a rapid HIV test on Thursdays. No appointment needed!

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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.

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.

The ABC of anal sex

The renewed guide ABC of Anal Sex is out now!

A comprehensive information package about key questions, different ways of having anal sex and how to protect yourself from HIV and other STIs.

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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!