Menu
Translate
Text Size Print Share

HIV/AIDS Awareness Days

Plan an Event

National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

February 7

The Strategic Leadership Council Exit Disclaimer directs, plans, and organizes NBHAAD with support from the CDC.

Find posters, fact sheets, and events at www.NationalBlackAIDSDay.org. Exit Disclaimer

More Resources

Top

National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

March 10

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Service, Office on Women's Health is the lead for this day.

Read what Dr. Nancy C. Lee,  Director, Office on Women’s Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, says about this observance in her Dear Colleague Letter. (PDF, 197 KB)

Get graphics, web banners and more resources at http://www.womenshealth.gov/NWGHAAD/.

Learn about the Take Charge. Take the Test. Exit Disclaimer campaign to encourage African American women to get tested for HIV.

More Resources

Top

National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

March 20

National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day is a collaborative effort between these organizations: Asian Pacific Islander Wellness Center Exit Disclaimer, CA7AE: HIV/AIDS Prevention Project Exit Disclaimer, Great Plains Tribal Chairmen's Health Board Exit Disclaimer, Inter Tribal Council of Arizona, Inc. Exit Disclaimer, and National Native American AIDS Prevention Center Exit Disclaimer.

Visit the NNHAAD site Exit Disclaimer to find posters, fact sheets and more.

More Resources

Top

National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness Day

April 10

National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness Day (NYHAAD) is an annual observance that takes place on April 10.

Advocates for Youth Exit Disclaimer plans and directs this observance day. Visit the NYHAAD site Exit Disclaimer for resources and more information.

The 2014 theme for this observance is "Engaging Youth Voices in the HIV & AIDS Response."

More Resources

Top

HIV Vaccine Awareness Day

May 18

National Institutes of Health’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) is the lead for this day.

Read and share this 2013 NIAID Bulletin about HIV Vaccine Awareness Day.

Watch this video with Dr. Carl Dieffenbach of NIAID speaking about vaccine research.

NIAID’s HIV Vaccine Awareness Day web site contains many resources. Also visit http://www.bethegeneration.org Exit Disclaimer to learn more.

More Resources

Top

National Asian & Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

May 19

May 19 is National Asian and Pacific Islander (API) HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. The Banyan Tree Project Exit Disclaimer—a national campaign to end the silence and shame surrounding HIV/AIDS in Asian and Pacific Islander communities—is the lead for this day.

More Resources

Top

Hepatitis Testing Day

May 19

The Action Plan for the Prevention, Care, and Treatment of Viral Hepatitis designates May 19 as Hepatitis Testing Day.

Hepatitis Testing Day falls during May’s observance of Hepatitis Awareness Month.

More Resources

Top

Caribbean American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

June 8

The National Planning Committee convened by Caribbean People International Collective, Inc. is the lead for the Day.

www.caribbeanhealthaidsday.com Exit Disclaimer provides Caribbean American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day facts, and other resources.

Find local events here. Exit Disclaimer

More Resources

Top

National HIV Testing Day

June 27

The annual theme is Take the Test. Take Control.

More Resources

Top

National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day

September 18

The AIDS Institute Exit Disclaimer launched this day in 2008 and is the lead. The 2014 theme for NHAAAD is Aging is a part of life: HIV doesn’t have to be.

Learn more about HIV and aging here.

More Resources

Top

National Gay Men's HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

September 27

In 2008 the National Association of People with AIDS launched this observance day.

More Resources

Top

National Latino AIDS Awareness Day

October 15

The Latino Commission on AIDS (LCOA) Exit Disclaimer, the Hispanic Federation and many other organizations organize this day.

Find NLAAD resources at http://www.nlaad.org/ Exit Disclaimer, including posters, graphics, PSAs and themed materials.

More Resources

Top

World AIDS Day

December 1

The World Health Organization established World AIDS Day in 1988. World AIDS Campaign is the leading international organization which plans and implements the observance.

See how individuals and communities are participating in the Facing AIDS photo campaign.

Follow the AIDS.gov blog for news about World AIDS Day 2013.

More Resources

Top