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 2016 theme is “I Am My Brother’s and Sister’s Keeper. Fight HIV/AIDS!”
The Strategic Leadership Council NBHAAD Planning Committee provides NBHAAD information at its website: www.NationalBlackAIDSDay.org.
Locate HIV Testing and Other Services
Use and share the HIV Testing Sites & Care Services Locator.
Posters and Postcard
Download customizable materials from the Strategic Leadership Council:
- Postcard (PDF, 135 KB)
Share the NBHAAD logo
Download and use the NBHAAD logo:
Help promote National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. Post this web badge on your site.
Copy the Badge Code:
<img alt="National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD)" height="150" src="https://aids.gov/images/badge-national-black-hiv-awareness.png" width="150" />
Watch These Videos
Watch this video: A Personal Perspective from Dr. Timothy Harrison.
CDC’s Act Against AIDS Leadership Initiative (AAALI) is a six-year partnership between CDC and leading national organizations representing the populations hardest hit by HIV.
Join the Conversation
Read and share this 2015 blog post by HHS Secretary Burwell.
Blog about HIV among African Americans. Read the AIDS.gov posts related to Black gay and bisexual men.
How can you use new media in response to HIV?
More New Media
Talking about NBHAAD? Use the hashtag #NBHAAD to share about how you’re observing NBHAAD in your community.
Learn about using Twitter (PDF, 589 KB).
On Instagram? Follow AIDS.gov
Information is Powerful Medicine Campaign
The Information Is Powerful Medicine campaign speaks to Black gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men. It shows how access to medical records can help in managing health.
Learn more about HIV and privacy, and protecting your health information. Find out more here.
Resources from the Community
Visit the site of the community lead: nationalblackaids.day.org
Other HIV/AIDS Awareness Days
Read the AIDS.gov blog posts recognizing the national HIV/AIDS observances.
Download the HIV/AIDS Awareness Days postcard here (PDF, 1.49MB).
Share These CDC Resources
Watch videos from CDC Streaming Health HIV/AIDS YouTube page.
Learn what you can do to get involved. (PDF, 326 KB).
Share these fact sheets:
- HIV in the United States (PDF, 120 KB)
- HIV among African Americans (PDF, 533 KB)
- HIV Among Women (PDF, 553 KB)
- HIV Among Youth (PDF, 553 KB)
- HIV Among Black/African American Gay, Bisexual, and Other Men Who Have Sex With Men (PDF, 444 KB)
- HIV Among Gay, Bisexual, and Other Men Who Have Sex With Men (PDF, 585 KB)
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).
Read the Federal Action Plan. (PDF, 772 KB).
Talk about the Strategy with your friends and colleagues.
Learn about the Epidemic
Get fact sheets about the epidemic and other resources.
Learn the HIV Basics. Know the Facts, Take Care of Yourself.
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.