NEWSROOM January 4, 2018

TestBKK’s Outreach and the Launch of TestXXX Microsite at White Party Bangkok 2018

The world’s premier gay dance music festival, White Party, returned to Bangkok for the third time to bid 2017 farewell and to celebrate the New Year 2018. White Party Bangkok was launched in Bangkok, Thailand, in 2015, and it is the first certified Palm Spring-originated Jeffrey Sanker’s White Party outside North America and the only official one in Asia. White …

NEWSROOM September 6, 2017

APCOM’s TestXXX Initiative Launches in Jakarta as TestJKT

TestXXX, APCOM’s city-based HIV testing campaign that was piloted in Bangkok (TestBKK) and has expanded to Ho Chi Minh City (TestSGN) and Manila (TestMNL) has once again spread its wings to a new city: Jakarta, the capital city of Indonesia, under the name of TestJKT. Under the supervision of APCOM, TestJKT is led by the national secretariat team of GWL INA …

NEWSROOM March 8, 2017

APCOM’s City-based HIV Testing Campaign Expanded to Manila

TestXXX, APCOM’s city-based HIV testing campaign that is piloted in Bangkok (TestBKK) and expanded to Ho Chi Minh City (TestSGN) has once again spread its wings to a new city: Manila, the capital of the Philippines – under the name of TestMNL. The campaign is led by LoveYourself – a local community organisation that has been providing and advocating for HIV …

PREVENTION January 4, 2017

TestBKK’s Outreach at White Party Bangkok 2017

APCOM’s Bangkok-based HIV testing campaign targeting young gay men – TestBKK – brought down a high-altitude fantasy of Mile High Club on to their recent outreach at White Party Bangkok – Asia’s biggest gay new year party spanning from 30 December 2016 to 1 January 2017. The term Mile High Club refers to two people engaging in sexual activity in …

PREVENTION October 25, 2016

TestSGN Encouraging Young MSM in Ho Chi Minh City to Take HIV Testing

TestXXX, APCOM’s city-based HIV testing campaign that is piloted in Bangkok has finally expanded to a new city: Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City), Vietnam. Led by the Center for Applied Research on Men and Community Health (CARMAH) under APCOM’s supervision, the campaign is named TestSGN, following the style of Bangkok campaign’s title (TestBKK) and using the 3-letter airport code of …

PREVENTION October 18, 2016

OctoberTest: TestBKK’s Revolutionary Way to Increase HIV Testing Uptake

For many young gay men, getting an HIV test can heighten anxiety, particularly when taken through traditional clinical settings. But what if testing was done in a ‘surprising’ location? What if getting to know your HIV status also gave the chance to win an iPhone 7, the most anticipated smartphone around. That anxiety would be replaced by excitement – or …

PUBLICATIONS August 13, 2015

APCOM Increasing HIV Uptake among Young Gay Men in Bangkok through Bold and Creative “TestBKK” Campaign

TestBKK is an inclusive HIV testing campaign targeting young men who have sex with men (MSM) living in Bangkok, helped the city tackle its fear of HIV testing. Supported by a creative idea that truly understands young gay men and the power of social media, the campaign stimulated word of mouth, both online and offline, to encourage young Bangkok-based MSM to test for HIV . The …

NEWSROOM November 4, 2014

APCOM Launching Its First City-based HIV Testing Campaign

Suck. F*#k. Test. Repeat: Community organisations launch campaign to increase HIV testing among gay men in Bangkok - TESTBKK.ORG

Monday April 7, Bangkok Thailand. Community organisations in Bangkok, Thailand have joined to launch a campaign ‘TestBKK’ targeted to gay men and other men who have sex with men (MSM) to increase HIV testing awareness in Bangkok. Using the memorable slogan ‘Suck. F*#k. Test. Repeat’, TestBKK targets online platforms through its website www.testbkk.org, Facebook, popular websites and mobile applications used …

NEWSROOM September 15, 2014

Fresh Up: TestBKK Activates Its Brand with a New Kind of Gay Health Expo

TestBKK, APCOM’s newly-founded HIV testing campaign targeting young gay men in Bangkok, is proudly presenting “Fresh Up: Fight for your health, fight for yourself” as its brand activation event on September 20. The Fresh Up event offers a free health check-up package, which includes a blood test, a “beauty check” and physical fitness programs from professional teams. The event, which …