National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD) was first observed in 1999. The Strategic Leadership Council plans and implements this observance. The 2013 theme is "I am My Brother's/Sister's keeper: Fight HIV/AIDS".
Here are some ways you can get involved around National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (February 7).
Locate HIV Testing and Other Services
Use and share the HIV Testing Sites & Care Services Locator.
You can also send a text message with your ZIP code to “KNOWIT” (566948) or visit http://hivtest.cdc.gov/
Read the National HIV/AIDS Strategy
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?
Share These CDC Resources
Watch these videos:
- HIV Among African Americans
- Factors Driving the HIV Epidemic Among African Americans
- HIV Among African American Women
Blogs, Pinterest and More
Blog about HIV among African Americans. Or comment on an AIDS.gov blog post or on other blogs.
Read and share the new media declaration.
How can you use new media to enhance our response to HIV/AIDS?
Posters, Logos and Widgets
Download these 2013 customizable posters from the NBHAAD Strategic Leadership Council:
Add the NBHAAD logo to your materials.
Learn about the Epidemic
Get fact sheets about the epidemic and other resources.
Learn the HIV/AIDS Basics. Know the Facts, Take Care of Yourself.
Read the CDC MMWR which commemorates the day in 2013.
Learn about the PEPFAR Blueprint
Read and share the PEFPAR Blueprint: Creating an AIDS-free Generation (PDF, 2.6 MB) and fact sheet.
Learn more about PEPFAR.
Watch Secretary Clinton unveil the Blueprint on November 29, 2012.