National Asian & Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
National Asian & Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day is May 19. It was first observed in 2005.
The theme for the 2016 observance is “Saving face can’t make you safe. Talk about HIV.”
The Banyan Tree Project plans and implements this observance with support from the CDC.
Locate HIV Testing and Other Services
Use and share the HIV Testing Sites & Care Services Locator.
You can also visit https://gettested.cdc.gov/.
Graphics, Logos and Widgets
Add the National Asian & Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day logo to your materials.
Get posters in several languages from The Banyan Tree Project.
Download the HIV/AIDS Awareness Days postcard here (PDF, 1.49MB).
Use Twitter and Pinterest
Use the hashtag #APIMay19 to talk about the day.
Read and share this post about the use of digital tools to promote National Asian & Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day.
Watch these Videos
View and share this "Conversations with AIDS.gov" video with Lance Toma, Executive Director, Asian & Pacific Islander Wellness Center.
Watch these stories by Asian and Pacific Islanders living with or affected by HIV.
Use these CDC Resources
Learn about the Doing It campaign.
Visit the CDC resource page about HIV/AIDS and Asian & Pacific Islanders.
Learn about the Affordable Care Act
View an infographic about the Affordable Care Act and the AAPI community (PDF, 676KB).
Read the National HIV/AIDS Strategy
In July 2015, the White House released the National HIV/AIDS Strategy: Updated to 2020 (PDF 2.18 MB).
Talk about it with your friends and colleagues.
Read the Federal Action Plan. (PDF, 772 KB). Watch Our Strategy: HIV Community Voices from Across the U.S.
Learn about the Epidemic
Learn the HIV/AIDS Basics. Know the Facts, Take Care of Yourself.
Learn about HIV among Asians and among Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders (NHOPI) in the United States.
Learn about PEPFAR
Read and share the PEFPAR Blueprint: Creating an AIDS-free Generation (PDF, 2.6 MB) and fact sheet.
Learn more about PEPFAR.