World AIDS Day 2021 End Inequalities, AIDS and Pandemics – SMMAMS Malaysia

Name of the activity: World AIDS Day 2021 End Inequalities, AIDS & Pandemics

Country/NMO: SMMAMS Malaysia

Program: HIV, AIDS and other STIs

Contact information: contact [email protected] to get in touch with the Activity Coordinator

Type of the activity: First-time Activity

Category: Education

Focus area: Prevention of all STIs or are specific STIs, Removing stigmatization and empowering people living with HIV, Raising awareness among the general public about STIs, STI education or training for future health-care professions

Sustainable Development Goals addressed: SDG 3 (Good health and Well-Being)

Problem statement:

Accessing HIV screening and treatment is imperative in reaching the Fast Track 2030 target. Various structural barriers indicated in this ecosystem, such as accessing screening tools (89%), access to antiretroviral treatment (56%) and adherence to antiretroviral treatment to be virally suppressed (85%). The main barrier in accessing screening tools is caused by discrimination and fear of the social stigma that was contributed by 20% to 50% of the community. (Ahmed et al, 2017)

Target groups:

  • General population
  • Medical students
  • Healthcare Students
  • Youth


  • General population
  • Medical students
  • Healthcare Students
  • Doctors
  • Youth


– To raise awareness for HIV and AIDS in the public to the participants from 28th November 2021 to 4th December 2021.

 – To educate at least 80% of the participants on preventive measures for HIV and AIDS from 28th November 2021 to 3rd December 2021.

 – To eradicate the stigma of HIV and AIDS towards PLHIV and its impact, to at least 80% of the participants by the 4th of December 2021. 

 – To train and assess the participants in engaging with sensitive scenarios in the public on the 4th of December 2021. 80% of workshop participants achieved a passing score of at least 10/15 upon evaluation of the Presentation.

 – To ensure at least 70% of the signed-up participants turn up on 4th December 2021 (event day)

Indicators of Success:

– Social Media Advocacy (Instagram Posts: Reach 200, Content Interactions: 100, Stories: 50 each. Facebook Posts: Reach 200, Engagement:10) 

 – Identifying the knowledge in our demographic Instagram quiz – 80% correct response.

 – Post Event Survey Form: at least 80% of the Respondents with 80% correct responses.

 – Workshops: 80% of workshop participants achieved a passing score of at least 10/15 upon evaluation of the Presentation. 6 workshops with different topics/scenarios. Assessment through 3 indicators, including Attitude, Sensitivity, and Effectiveness. 5 points/indicator (total 15 points per presentation).

 – Panel Discussion: 70% turn up rate from signed-up participants on ZOOM Pro on the event day.


– Social media advocacy

 Instagram and Facebook

 Social media advocacy to start on the 28th November 2021

 Posters and infographics. One (1) post per day, in a total of 12 posters.

 Instagram quizzes through Instagram Story on HIV knowledge.

 Instagram Live discussion among the National officers of SCORA, SCOPH and KL AIDS Service Society.

  – Panel discussion

 To invite from Malaysian AIDS Council, KL AIDS Service Society and special guests as guest panelists. There will be 3 panelists for this panel discussion with 1 Panel Moderator.

 The 1-hour panel discussion, 8 questions. 

 – Workshop

 To have 4 to 6 workshops of 20 participants/workshop segments.

 30 minutes segment. 10 minutes introduction to the workshop and 20 minutes on scenario-based workshops.

Plans for evaluation:

– Pre-Evaluation survey form and Post-Evaluation survey forms: To create 20 questions for pre-event; post-event surveys.

 – Quiz: 10 questions discussed in Panel Discussion (not primary evaluation).

  – Workshop Presentation Assessment: To evaluate the presentation based on 3 indicators. Attitude, Sensitivity and Effectiveness.

External collaborations:



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