HIV/Aids in Belgium

A new provocative HIV awareness campaign

2016.11.21

A man and a woman are seated around a table in a bar. It's their first date after meeting on the Internet. She arrives in a hurry, is thirsty and asks if she can ...

How not to discriminate people with HIV in workplaces

2016.05.05

Fears and misconceptions around HIV do not spare workplaces. Where quite often people with HIV are experiencing situations of discrimination and stigma despite their condition does not affect their professional skills. A recent survey ...

Do it on Valentine’s Day – but use a condom

2016.02.11

Valentine's Day 2016 is this weekend so don't forget to put a condom in your pocket. This is the message in a Belgian campaign called 'Love is protected'. It reminds everyone that wearing a ...

Building a future with HIV is possible

2015.11.23

“Refusing to get involved with someone who is HIV-positive means depriving oneself of the opportunity of finding a soul mate. The only risks you run by getting into a relationship with someone infected with ...

HIV, the treatment costs 1000 euro per month

2015.03.04

In Belgium, the treatment against HIV costs € 1,027.5 per month per patient. According to a study conducted by the University of Hasselt in collaboration with the UZ Gent. The researchers estimated the figure ...

Safe love with a HIV positive partner

2015.02.12

Couples in which one person is HIV positive needn't worry this Valentine's Day. While people think that someone in a relationship with a HIV-positive partner would typically be most at risk of contracting the ...