Menu HIV-SAM Project · Africans against HIV

World Aids Dag

World AIDS Day 1st December 2020
2020 has been a challenging year, whereby COVID_19 restrictions made us innovate in order to keep track of our core mission: reaching out to communities of Sub-Saharan origin and working together for sexual health of all.
1st December will be World Aids Day (WAD), the day that we come together and show our respect to those who dies of HIV related diseases (more than 32 million since the pandemic began), and to renew our forces in the fight against the virus
Thus, in order to keep in touch with most of you during in a Corona proof way, we want to come together ONLINE to celebrate and cherish our solidarity in the fight against not only HIV, but also against COVID-19.
So, this year’s World’s Aids Day will be organised in the following ways:
1. Preparatory zoom meeting with our collaborator We will organise a preparatory Zoom meeting during the weekend of 29-30 November to:
Get explanation our colleagues Marie-Joshua and Jean-Claude on how to be engaged ONLINE in the fight against HIV and to show our solidarity with those living with HIV
To prepare for the 1st of December
2. Thematic Zoom meeting on 1 December for all
We will ‘gather’ online on the 1st of December to join the global community in the fight against HIV and COVID_19 and to show our solidarity with people living with HIV (PLHIV).
The following procedure will guide our meeting:
testimonies of living with HIV,
Live short talk from some of our community members about their prevention activities
Live open discussion on HIV/Covid, including questions and answers,
slide show of our pictures about volunteering with the HIV-SAM project
Video recorded stories from our community members on HIV-related stigma
Video recorded explanation of the meaning Undetectable = Untransmittable and its importance
The Jerusalem dance to close the meeting

If you are interested to participate, send a mail to or;
Don’t forget to follow us on FB:, on Instagram: hivsamwellness#; and to visit our website :

We hope to see you in big numbers. Please mobilise and motivate as many people as possible in your organisation, church or social network to attend the 1st December event.
These are paid activities for all our collaborators (individual volunteers and leaders of organisations/churches), so please register beforehand so that we can process payments on your accounts immediately after the meetings.

Warm greetings, stay safe and take good care of yourself

The HIV-SAM team

Peer support and learning weekend for people living with HIV

As every year, the Muungano group and Sensoa positieve got together for a weekend of meeting and sharing in Blankenberge from 29/9 to 01/10/23. Coordinated by two professionals from HIV SAM, a total of 22 members of the Muungano group attended the event. The group was made up of a mixed public of different ages …

Read more »

Curious about the promotion of sexual health?

Read and discover:

Read more »

Curious about sexual health

Read and learn:

Read more »

Get your booster vaccin

You are 80+ and want to get your 2nd Covid vaccin ? You can go on following dates to following locations without any hustle and bustle! Stay healthy.

Read more »

HIV, just another chronic ilness

Still afraid of HIV? Read some reassuring facts about it. If you still have questions, remarks, suggestions, contact us on

Read more »

Want to know what the impact of Covid-19 has been on People living with HIV?

Enjoy reading the article of our ambassador My K. HA, Post Doctoral Researcher at the University of Antwerp, for all questions, remarks, please contact us on

Read more »

European Testing Week 2021

All-Together-for-Health (AT4H), also known as the  HIV-SAM is dedicated to raising awareness of HIV testing, not only to promote the benefits for earlier HIV testing but most importantly to reduce late HIV diagnosis among affected populations in Belgium. Alongside hundreds of organizations participating in the European Testing Week, AT4H joins in the effort to increase …

Read more »


Breach’s call for abstracts was prolonged till 7 October 2021. The abstracts can be presented at the HIV and SARS-CoV-2 hybrid symposium on 21 October 2021.

Read more »

Best publication contest – BREACH Awards 2021

On behalf of our partners: Dear all,  For the sixth time – second time sponsored by ViiV – we will organize the “Best Belgian papers on HIV” contest.   Candidates who want to apply for the price need to submit their research work via a full peer reviewed paper to BREACH. Any professional working within the …

Read more »

Say yes to a Corona-Vaccin

Thinking of getting vaccinated against CORONA? Want to get it over with, without an appointment, without having to bring your papers, without rushing, … then check out the following places and dates. Go ahead and eliminate the risk of being infected with Covid-19. On to the next level of safety. * Wednesday 22 December from …

Read more »
More news »