Fundraising screening of Yen Tan’s film “1985” – April 12th 2019

1985 film screening The Martin Fisher Foundation

A special charity screening of Yen Tan’s film “1985”. Together with selected speakers representing different sections of our modern society, talking about living with HIV in the U.K. in 2019. A unique opportunity to see how medicine and society have changed from the AIDS epidemic of the 1980’s through to the U=U era of the early … Read more

January 2019 Newsletter

Happy New Year to all our supporters!  We are very excited about what 2019 will bring and our goal of making new HIV infections a thing of the past is now within our grasp. In 2016 Brighton & Hove City Council, the Martin Fisher Foundation and Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals joined in partnership in … Read more

Community Engagement Event 7th Dec 2018

Friday 7th December 2018, 14:30 to 16:30 at Dorset Gardens Methodist Church, Dorset Gardens, Brighton BN2 1RL The Fast Track Cities HIV Task Force are holding a community engagement event on December 7th at Dorset Gardens Methodist Church from 2.30pm-4.30pm. New to ‘Fast-Track Cities’ ? Check out our fab piece in this week’s GScene! You can … Read more

Pride 2018!!!

The Martin Fisher Foundation volunteers and supporters were out in force at this year’s Pride! We had a brilliant time taking part in the parade, headed up by Stiggy the Stigmasaur, and our message to make HIV and HIV stigma history reached thousands of people. Thanks to everyone who helped with our float, with costumes, … Read more

3rd B&H Triathlon – We DID it!

The Martin Fisher Foundation B&H Triathlon 2018

Ten relay teams took part in The Rainbow Sprint Wave in the 3rd Brighton Triathlon. We had an amazing team of runners, swimmers and cyclists and we had so much FUN!! Thank you so much for all your support – we’ve raised an enormous £2,671.25 so far. Please help us spread the word so we … Read more

Thankyou for sharing our #makehivstigmahistory campaign!

We would like to say a BIG THANK YOU  to everyone who has helped share our #makehivstigmahistory campaign across social media.  We aim to reach the widest audience possible, so please continue to share our # across Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Spreaker, Youtube – and wherever else you can help us share the campaign. With your help … Read more

Brighton & Hove Triathlon 16th September 2018

The Martin Fisher Foundation are aiming to enter 50 teams of 1, 2 or 3 people on Sunday 16th September to participate in the 3rd Brighton & Hove Triathlon. The race will see participants take on the challenge of a sea swim, a scenic cycle along the seafront on the closed road cycle leg and … Read more

Stigma Campaign UPDATE

Join our Thunderclap campaign and help us ‘Make HIV-Stigma History’. To get our new films to as many people as possible we’re using Thunderclap. This is where we all pledge our support ahead of time, then Thunderclap makes a bigger impact by releasing the campaign across all our social media networks AT THE SAME … Read more

Stigma Campaign 2018

Article by Dr. Gillian Dean In July 2018 The Martin Fisher Foundation are going to launch an HIV-stigma information campaign using traditional and digital platforms.   Having gained a prestigious Public Health England HIV Innovations grant in 2017, the Foundation have been working with local film makers, animators, illustrators, designers, patients, clinicians, and researchers to … Read more

British Medical Journal Awards 2018

Innovation BMJ awards The Martin Fisher Foundation

The Martin Fisher Foundation won the Innovations Category of the national BMJ (British Medical Journal) Awards on Thursday 10th May 2018. This highly prestigious award was given for developing a world-first touch-screen digital vending machine for dispensing free HIV self-tests at the Brighton Sauna. The project was made possible by a unique collaboration of designers, … Read more