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#HIV, STI, & #HepC A digital wing of @myAIDScouncil, the national body for Malaysia’s HIV response. Aff:@globalfund, @kkmputrajaya, @coalitionplus among others.
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Sep 13 20 tweets 5 min read
Hi guys! Do you know that globally, an estimated 58 million people have chronic #hepatitisC virus infection, with about 1.5 million new infections occurring per year?

Let's learn something about it today, shall we? This is after all an #InformativeTuesday! 😄

#TuesdayThread Hepatitis C is an inflammation of the liver caused by the hepatitis C virus.

The virus can cause both acute and chronic hepatitis, ranging in severity from a mild illness to a serious, lifelong illness including liver cirrhosis and cancer.
Oct 26, 2021 25 tweets 5 min read
Hi guys! Since many of us only know about outreach and case management in Differentiated HIV Services for Key Population, we guess it's high time to talk about another branch of the model; Peer Support. This is a thread.

#InformativeTuesday HIV peer support is a social support system in which people who live well with HIV support, inform and coach people who become recently infected or are experiencing challenges particular to living with HIV.
Oct 19, 2021 24 tweets 6 min read
Salam Maulidur Rasul to all Muslims out there! Yes it’s a Public Holiday but advocacy works are never on pause.

So today for #InformativeTuesday we will be looking at #HIV #Treatment ! How exciting is that?

This is a thread.
#TuesdayThread Current HIV therapy available in selected government health clinics and hospitals in Malaysia is highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART).
Oct 12, 2021 21 tweets 5 min read
Hi guys! Do you know that globally, an estimated 58 million people have chronic #hepatitisC virus infection, with about 1.5 million new infections occurring per year?

Let's learn something about it today shall we? This is after all an #InformativeTuesday! 😄

#TuesdayThread Hepatitis C is an inflammation of the liver caused by the hepatitis C virus.

The virus can cause both acute and chronic hepatitis, ranging in severity from a mild illness to a serious, lifelong illness including liver cirrhosis and cancer.
Oct 5, 2021 20 tweets 5 min read
Hello guys! Bagaimana #HIV boleh berjangkit? Korang pernah terfikir? Mesti ada aspek-aspek tertentu kan yang membolehkan jangkitan HIV berlaku?

Read on.
#ThreadTuesday
#InformativeTuesday Cecair badan berjangkit perlu masuk aliran darah someone melalui ‘point of entry’.
Sep 28, 2021 23 tweets 6 min read
Korang tahu tak cara-cara perlindungan diri korang daripada #HIV kalau korang adalah someone yang aktif secara seksual? Nak tahu? Baca thread ini yaaaa!

#InformativeTuesday
#TuesdayThread Yang paling lazim adalah kondom dan pelincir berasaskan air (water based) secara betul dan konsisten setiap kali melakukan seks dubur (anal sex) atau seks faraj (vaginal sex).
May 4, 2021 12 tweets 3 min read
Hi guys! Guess what? Harini kita nak baca something about #HIV dan #Vaksin for our #ThreadTuesday kita!

#Moderna #AstraZeneca Menurut laporan Utusan Malaysia, dua pasukan saintis dijangka memulakan ujian vaksin HIV berdasarkan teknologi yang digunakan untuk menghasilkan vaksin Covid-19.
Mar 9, 2021 26 tweets 6 min read
Hi guys! Harini dalam #ThreadTuesday, kita nak sembang about #DrugDecriminalization. Adakah decriminalization sama dengan legalization? Adakah sama dengan liberation of drug use? Ini adalah thread. So first question; apa itu Decriminalization?

It means to eliminate atau hapuskan criminal penalties untuk hal-hal seperti

-Penggunaan dadah & memiliki dadah
-Memiliki alat menyuntik dadah seperti syringes
-Jualan dadah 'low-level'
Aug 18, 2020 96 tweets 14 min read
Selain #HIV, korang kenal ke Sexually Transmitted Infections (#STI) yang lain? STI ni banyak tau, ada yang boleh dirawat, ada yang tak. Jom kita study pasal STI hari ni ok? Image 1. CHLAMYDIA - Sejenis bakteria, berjangkit melalui seks tanpa kondom (faraj, dubur, oral) dan juga dari ibu ke bayi.

So apa simptom chlamydia? 75% wanita & 50% lelaki yg dijangkiti chlamydia tak alami apa-apa simptom.
Namun simptom-simptom sekiranya timbul termasuk: Image
Sep 30, 2019 4 tweets 1 min read
THE CHANCES OF GETTING OR PASSING STIs

For an STI to be passed during sex, one of the partners has to have the infection. It is not always possible to know whether someone has an infection just by looking at them. Some symptoms, such as blisters, warts or sores, can be obvious. Many people with STIs don't even know they have an infection because they have no symptoms. Even if they do know, they might not be comfortable talking about the infection.

The chances of getting or passing an STI can change depending on:
1) The type of STI
Sep 19, 2019 9 tweets 2 min read
CHEMSEX merujuk kepada aktiviti seksual yang termasuk penggunaan dadah sebelum atau semasa seks. Di Malaysia chemsex biasanya berlaku antara MSM melalui app seperti Grindr/Hornet. Penjualan /pembelian; (dipanggil "stuff' atau "barang") juga berlaku melalui app tersebut. (cont..) Image Terma yang dipakai untuk merujuk kepada chemsex ialah high fun, hi fun, chem fun, chem, CF, Chilling, chill, elsa, frozen dsb. Kadangkala emoji salji, ais, kristal, snowflakes, roket dan kapal terbang digunakan.
Sep 5, 2019 29 tweets 6 min read
Selamat Sejahtera kepada semua! hari ini kita akan membincangkan tentang HIV.

Siapa yang Berisiko untuk HIV?

HIV boleh menjejaskan sesiapa sahaja tanpa mengira orientasi seksual, kaum, etnik, jantina atau umur. Bagaimanapun, kumpulan tertentu berisiko tinggi untuk HIV dan merit khusus kerana faktor risiko tertentu.
Aug 28, 2019 8 tweets 3 min read
Hari ini kita akan membincangkan tentang "Apa itu HEPATITIS C" ,

jangkitan oleh virus Hepatitis C yang menyerang hati. ia boleh menyebabkan :-

i. Kerosakan hati akut
ii. Kerosakan sel hati kronik (sirosis)
iii. Kegagalan hati
iv. Kanser hati. Bagi kebanyakan pesakit yang dijangkiti Hepatitis C, virus ini akan berada dalam tubuh untuk selamanya dan dipanggil *Hepatitis C kronik".