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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

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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.

The 2016 theme was The Best Defense Is a Good Offense.

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National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

March 20

NNHAAD coordination is a combined effort between these collaborating agencies: Begay Consulting, CA7AE: HIV/AIDS Prevention Project, Center for Prevention and Wellness, Council Oaks Training and Evaluation, Inc., ETR's Community Impact Solutions Project, Florida Department of Health - HIV Section, Great Plains Tribal Chairmen's Health Board, National Native American AIDS Prevention Center (NNAAPC), and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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

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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.

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National Transgender HIV Testing Day

April 18

The inaugural National Transgender HIV Testing Day (NTHTD) will be observed on April 18, 2016. The community lead is UCSF’s The Center for Excellence in Transgender Health. Exit Disclaimer

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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 2015 NIAID Bulletin about HIV Vaccine Awareness Day.

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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National HIV Testing Day

June 27

National HIV Testing Day (NHTD) was first observed on June 27, 1995.

The annual theme is Take the Test. Take Control.

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National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day

September 18

The AIDS Institute Exit Disclaimer launched this day in 2008 and is the lead. The 2015 theme for NHAAAD was Aging is a part of life: HIV doesn’t have to be.

Learn more about HIV and aging here.

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National Gay Men's HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

September 27

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

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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.

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World AIDS Day

December 1

The World Health Organization established World AIDS Day in 1988.

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

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