Evolution of our HIV Digital Vending Machines

The next step in the development of the HIV Digital Vending Machines is their re-purposing into Sexual Health Digital Vending Machines. As part of the COVID-19 response Brighton and Sussex Universities Hospital NHS Trust has given us financial support to achieve this. Machines that were housed at the Rainbow Hub, Subline and the Marlborough have … Read more

The EmERGE project comes to fruition

One of Martin’s many projects was the vision of a digital health platform and in 2015 the EmERGE project was started under a five year HORIZON 2020 funded project www.emergeproject.eu. Conceived by Professor Martin Fisher and completed by the EmERGE team who are proud to have brought it to fruition in his memory. The team … Read more

Blood borne viruses (BBV) screening for rough sleepers during Covid-19 pandemic

The Martin Fisher Foundation rough sleepers BBV research

On Monday 22nd June 2020 a partnership between the Brighton-based HIV charity, The Martin Fisher Foundation and not for profit organisation EmERGE M-Health Ltd, saw the launch of a Hepatitis and HIV screening programme for all temporarily housed rough sleepers (about 200 of them) in Brighton & Hove. Outreach workers from Brighton & Sussex University … Read more

Update on the Martin Fisher Foundation EmERGE Digital Project!

EmERGE mHealth Limited is a not-for-profit company formed to deliver a sustainable patient-clinic communication tool in the treatment and care of people living with HIV following a successful five year European Union funded Horizon 2020 research project (Grant No. 643736). The EmERGE project enabled HIV clinicians and people who live with HIV to co-design a … Read more

EmERGE project and the Martin Fisher Foundation Bus October 2019

EmERGE project and the Martin Fisher Foundation Bus October 2019

Researchers advance digital health through European Consortium. An international partnership of clinicians, social scientists, technology developers and HIV community activists met in Brighton in October for their penultimate consortium meeting. The University of Brighton leads two crucial aspects of the European Commission funded EmERGE project. Researchers from the Centre for Digital Media Cultures – Professor … Read more

The Martin Fisher Foundation Triathlon 2019

The Martin Fisher Foundation swimmers Brighton Triathlon 2019

  What an amazingly sunny day we for the fourth Brighton and Hove Triathlon on 15th September 2019. The Martin Fisher Foundation was represented by 8 teams in the Sprint Relay and one team in the Olympic Relay and placed second in each Relay! Our swimmers swam 750m in open sea, our cyclists pedalled for … Read more