Christian Hui

I remembered I thought my life had ended when I was first diagnosed, and there was no hope or future for me. Today, I look at testing HIV+ and living with HIV as experiences that have enabled me to become who I am.”

Christian Hui, MSW, RSW is a cisgender queer poz Asian settler who resides in the unceded Dish with One Spoon Territory on Turtle Island/Toronto, Canada and uses the pronouns he/him. A registered social worker, Christian is the Knowledge Exchange and Network Engagement Lead at the Ontario Harm Reduction Network (OHRN). He currently serves on the international steering committee of the global Undetectable=Untransmittable (U=U) Campaign, is a community representative on the Champions Team of the Toronto to Zero Fast Track Cities Initiative, and is a community researcher at the Canadian HIV National Observational Cohort Collaborative (CANOC) Research Collaborative.

Christian is the co-founder of two people living with HIV networks: Ontario Positive Asians (OPA+) and the Canadian Positive People Network (CPPN).

He served as a civil society representative on the Canadian Delegation to the UN High Level Meeting on Ending AIDS in 2016. In 2017, he was awarded the Ontario AIDS Network (OAN) Person Living with HIV (PLHIV) Award, and the Poz-TO Award in 2018.

Christian has been a National Ambassador for CANFAR since 2019, and has been engaging CANFAR’s support networks in raising awareness about HIV stigma and treatment.

I want everyone to know that if you test HIV+ today, you can live a healthy, normal life as long as you get on and adhere to HIV treatment.”