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World AIDS Day - December 1

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The 2014 theme for World AIDS Day is “Focus, Partner, Achieve: An AIDS-free Generation.”

Looking for ways you can take action around World AIDS Day (December 1)?  Here are a few simple, powerful, and engaging ways:

Locate HIV Testing and Other Services

HIV Prevention and Service Locator

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

Watch this video Exit Disclaimerto learn more about using the Locator with patients.

You can also send a text message with your ZIP code to “KNOWIT” (566948) or visit

Join the Facing AIDS Initiative

Join in Facing AIDS for World AIDS Day

Share photos and messages in the Facing AIDS photo gallery.

Share your message on social media using #FacingAIDS.

By putting our faces to AIDS, we can help reduce the stigma around HIV and promote HIV testing.

Use Social Media

  • On Twitter? Use #WAD2013 to talk about the observance, stigma and HIV testing.
  • Join the @MinorityHealth, @AIDSgov and others in the #WADYouthChat December 4 (2:00 pm Eastern).
  • Subscribe to and comment on the blog.


Learn about the Epidemic

Learn about the Epidemic

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

Get fact sheets about the epidemic and other resources.

Learn about the PEPFAR Blueprint


Read and share the Blueprint (PDF, 2.6 MB) and fact sheet.

Learn more about PEPFAR.

Read the National HIV/AIDS Strategy

National HIV/AIDS Strategy

In July 2010, the White House released the National HIV/AIDS Strategy. Read the Strategy (PDF 1.34 MB) and talk about it with your friends and colleagues.

Watch a video from the launch of the HIV Care Continuum. Exit Disclaimer

What can you do to make the Strategy real in your community?

Learn about the Affordable Care Act Take health care into your own hands Learn More

Visit and Cuidado de Salud to find out about the Health Insurance Marketplace and more.

Learn about the Affordable Care Act and HIV.

Resources from the Community

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