About Us

Photo of Yau Ma Tei Clinic, Kowloon Bay Health Centre, and Red Ribbon Centre

The Virtual AIDS Office (VAO) of Hong Kong is an initiative of AIDS Unit , Special Preventive Programme, Public Health Services Branch of Centre for Health Protection, Department of Health, Hong Kong.

VAO functions as a clearinghouse of the Unit‘s four main programmes which are executed by the AIDS Unit’s HIV Prevention and Health Promotion Team based in Red Ribbon Centre, HIV Clinical Team based in Integrated Treatment Centre, AIDS Hotline and HIV Testing and Surveillance Office.

The Special Preventive Programme provides technical support and secretariat service for the Advisory Council on AIDS, Scientific Committee on AIDS and STI and the Expert Panel on HIV Infection of Health Care Workers.