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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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The Quebec AIDS Foundation 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, […]

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The Quebec AIDS Foundation wishes you a very happy Montreal Pride 2020!

The Montreal Pride festival has just unveiled the entire program for the 360 ​​Edition of its festival, which will be held from August 10 to 16, 2020. While the festivities are presented virtually this year, the festival still aims to celebrate diversity. As every year for 4 years now, the Quebec AIDS Foundation is pleased […]

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Mark Wainberg: a big name in the fight against HIV has left us

The world-renowned scientist from Montreal, Mark Wainberg, died in April at the age of 71. Since the early 1980s, he was actively involved in the fight against HIV/Aids and he made it his fight. He not only devoted his scientific and medical career to it, but also became one of the pioneers of the defence […]

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The ABCs of the fight against HIV: Primary infection

Primary infection This first phase may be accompanied by flu-like symptoms such as fever, sore throat, muscle pain, fatigue, swollen lymph nodes, and rash. These symptoms, which disappear after a few weeks, do not appear in everyone who is infected. The primary infection sometimes goes unnoticed. It is during this stage that the immune system […]

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The Quebec HIV Foundation and the Farha Foundation join forces in the fight against HIV/AIDS

We are proud to announce you that the Farha Foundation and the Quebec AIDS Foundation are now united under a single banner. The Farha Foundation has been working since 1992 to support the HIV/AIDS community of Quebec and distributing almost $10 million to those in need. « This is great news for those who are […]

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PARCours: Quebec organizations have gathered against HIV/AIDS

On October 1st 2017, several HIV/AIDS organizations got together at Laurier Park for the fundraiser PARCours. A symbolic march and a human chain were made in support of people living with HIV. Thanks to this fundraiser, participating organizations were able to raise more than $30 000. You can still donate to PARCours until December at: www.fqsida.org/PARCours2017/FQSIDA. See […]

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Pre-hiring questionnaires: an illegal but common practice!

Today you can be refused a job after stating in a pre-hiring questionnaire that you are living with HIV or another chronic ailment, even though you do not represent any risk for those around you. The pratiqueillegale.com web campaign launched by the Quebec AIDS Fundation in May last highlighted the use, particularly in the Quebec […]

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REVS+ Burkina Faso – The challenge of caring for vulnerable communities

In December last, REVS+ – a member of Coalition PLUS in Burkina Faso – organized a major workshop in Ouagadougou involving many non-governmental organizations active in the fight against HIV/Aids or in the area of human rights, along with many of some of the country’s decision-makers and opinion leaders. The objective of the encounter was […]