Menu
Asian Man standing in front of a checkered background
Translate
Text Size Print Share

National Asian & Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Plan an Event

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 2014  theme is “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/.

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 Twitter and Pinterest

Twitter logo

Use the hashtag #APIMay19 Exit Disclaimer 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 Assistant Secretary for Health, Howard K. Koh's blog "Ten Reasons to Address HIV/AIDS in Asian American and Pacific Islander Communities."

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

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 these stories by Asian and Pacific Islanders Exit Disclaimer living with or affected by HIV.

Use New Media

Woman texting

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

CDC logo

Learn about the Let’s Stop HIV Together campaign.

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

Visit the CDC Feature page.

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.

View an infographic about the Affordable Care Act and the AAPI community (PDF, 676KB).

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 a new White House report on progress related to the Strategy. (PDF, 1.89 MB).  Learn more about the Strategy here.

The HIV Care Continuum Initiative is part of the Strategy. Watch this video Exit Disclaimer to learn more.

How can you help implement the Strategy in your community?

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).

Learn about PEPFAR

PEPFAR

Read and share the PEFPAR Blueprint: Creating an AIDS-free Generation (PDF, 2.6 MB) and fact sheet.

Learn more about PEPFAR.