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National Asian & Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

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National Asian & Pacific Islander HIV/Awareness Day. May 19.

National Asian & Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day was first observed in 2005.

The Banyan Tree Project Exit Disclaimer plans and implements this observance with support from the CDC. The 2013 theme was “Saving face can’t make you safe. Talk about HIV for me, for you, for everyone.

Locate HIV Testing and Other Services

Locate HIV Testing and Other Services

Use and share the HIV Testing Sites & Care Services Locator.

Learn about the Locator app for iPhone and iPad and download the app here Exit Disclaimer.

You can also visit http://hivtest.cdc.gov/.

Watch these Videos

Lance Toma, Executive Director, Asian & Pacific Islander Wellness Center

View and share this "Conversations with AIDS.gov" Exit Disclaimer video with Lance Toma, Executive Director, Asian & Pacific Islander Wellness Center.

Watch the anti-stigma stories from the Banyan Tree Project’s Taking Root: Our Stories, Our Community" Exit Disclaimer series

Use Twitter and Pinterest

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Use the hashtag #May19 to talk about the day.

Check out AIDS.gov on Pinterest Exit Disclaimer and learn about using Pinterest in response to HIV.

Join and Follow the Blogosphere

Join and Follow the Blogosphere

Read and share Dr. Howard Koh (Assistant Secretary for Health, HHS)’s “May 19th is National Asian & Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day” post.

Read this blog about digital storytelling: “Taking Root to End Stigma”.

Subscribe to the AIDS.gov blog. Blog about the impact of HIV on Asian & Pacific Islanders or comment on someone else’s post.

Graphics, Logos and Widgets

National Asian & Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day logo

Add the National Asian & Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day logo to your materials.

Download infographics Exit Disclaimer and posters Exit Disclaimer from the Banyan Tree Project Exit Disclaimer to use in your local events.

Add the HIV Testing Sites & Care Services Locator to your site. Get the widget.

Download the HIV/AIDS Awareness Days postcard here (PDF, 1.49MB).

Use New Media

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Learn about new media and HIV.

Read and share the new media declaration.

How can you use new media to enhance our response to HIV/AIDS?

Use these CDC Resources

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Learn about the Let’s Stop HIV Together campaign.

Visit the CDC resource page about HIV/AIDS and Asian & Pacific Islanders.

Resources from the Community

Resources from the Community

Learn about the history of National Asian & Pacific Islander HIV/Awareness Day and community leadership. Exit Disclaimer

Read and share the Banyan Tree Pledge. Exit Disclaimer

Learn about the Affordable Care Act

HealthCare.gov: Take health care into your own hands Learn More

Visit Healthcare.gov to find out about the Health Insurance Marketplace and more.

Read and share this issue brief about the ACA and Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has translated “The Health Care Law and You”, a presentation tool from healthcare.gov to educate community members. Download versions Exit Disclaimer in ten languages.

Learn about the Epidemic

Learn about the Epidemic

Get fact sheets about the HIV/AIDS epidemic.

Learn the HIV/AIDS Basics. Know the Facts, Take Care of Yourself.

Learn about viral hepatitis and Hepatitis Testing Day (observed on May 19).

Read the National HIV/AIDS Strategy

National HIV/AIDS Strategy

The Strategy is the nation's first-ever comprehensive coordinated HIV/AIDS roadmap. Read the Strategy (PDF 1.34 MB) and updates on implementation from HHS. (PDF, 917KB).

Watch this December 2012 conversation with Drs. Koh and Valdiserri about progress. Learn more about the Strategy here.

How can you help implement the Strategy in your community?

Learn about PEPFAR

PEPFAR

Read and share the PEFPAR Blueprint: Creating an AIDS-free Generation (PDF, 2.83MB) and fact sheet.

Watch Secretary Clinton unveil the Blueprint on November 29, 2012.

Learn more about PEPFAR and the Evaluation of PEPFAR Exit Disclaimer report released by the Institute of Medicine.