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Undetectable = Untransmittable

Did you know? When a person is on antiretroviral treatment, and that this one has an undetectable viral load, it can no longer transmit the HIV virus. Equation referring to U=U This scientific evidence is also known as “Undetectable = Intransmissible”. Undetectable means that the viral load, or the amount of virus in the blood, […]

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Key populations

In the current dynamics of the global HIV / AIDS epidemic, the communities most at risk of the virus are sex workers, men who have sex with men and people who inject drugs. Because of the discrimination and even the criminalization to which they are subjected, these people are indeed 10 to 24 times more […]

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Montréal — The next AIDS-free city

Like other important cities in the world, Montréal made a commitment on the 12th of June last to do its part to help ending the global AIDS epidemic by the year 2030. Montréal is thus in line with the 2014 Paris Declaration, which stresses the decisive role of cities in attaining UNAIDS’ 90-90-90 Objective by the year 2020: […]

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Evelyn Farha passes away

At 92, the honorary president of the Farha Foundation passed away on January 18, 2018 after 25 years of fighting HIV / AIDS. She wanted to continue the work of her son Ron Farha, who died of HIV / AIDS in 1993. Very active within the foundation, she managed to raise through the marches she […]

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The loss of Evelyn Farha

The honorary president of the Farha Foundation, Evelyn Farha, passed away on the 18th of January 2018 after battling valiantly for 25 years for people living with HIV/AIDS. She was 92. She had been strongminded to continue the work of her son, Ron Farha, who died from HIV/AIDS in 1993. Very active, she had raised […]

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Together, let’s build a world without AIDS or HIV

Together, let’s build a world without AIDS or HIVMarch 7, 2018 The year 2018 is well under way and the Fondation québécoise du sida as well as its Board of Directors wish to extend their best wishes to you. We also take this opportunity to thank you for your constant support for the fight against […]

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NOVA PROJECT

You’ve just received your test results. They show that you are seropositive or that you are infected with a Sexually Transmitted and Blood Borne Infection. You need information! Whom can you turn to? Whom can you talk to? You have a lot of questions churning in your mind. How do you face this new reality? The […]

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Maison Plein Cœur: Dance to give

Many organizations in Quebec suffer from the budgetary restrictions of governments. These austerity measures are not without consequence for the lives of these bodies, which simply no longer manage, or find it difficult, to provide programmes and services for the people concerned. Today, Maison Plein Cœur is the organization affected and it is launching its […]

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Art-Therapy with Maison Plein Coeur

Maison Plein Cœur is pleased to offer its participants living with HIV a new artistic, therapeutic and human activity starting next September until December. Art-Therapy consists of one-hour-per-week individual art therapy sessions given by our intern Géraldine Guillot, student in art therapy with a master’s degree at the University of Quebec in Abitibi-Témiscamingue (UQAT). Registrations […]

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Fqsida is happy to welcome three new organizations!

Iris Estrie has been actively supporting and developing community action against HIV/AIDS in its region since 1988. The organization’s activities focus on various key populations: male and female sex workers, gay and bisexual men, drug users, young people and transsexual people. Sidaction Mauricie works in synergy with various resources in Mauricie. Its staff provides, among other things, […]