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National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

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National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD) was first observed in 1999. The Strategic Leadership Council plans and implements this observance. The 2015 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: Exit Disclaimer

Locate HIV Testing and Other Services

HIV Prevention and Service Locator

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

Learn about the Locator app for iPhone and iPad and download the app here. Exit Disclaimer Using an Android phone? Download the app here. Exit Disclaimer

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Watch this important video message from Magic Johnson.

Learn about the Affordable Care Act and HIV.

Join the Conversation

Read and share this 2015 blog post by HHS Secretary Burwell.

Blog about HIV among African Americans. Or comment on an blog post or on other blogs.  Read the posts related to Black gay and bisexual men.

How can you use new media in response to HIV/AIDS?

Learn about these National Campaigns

Testing Makes Us Stronger.

These CDC-supported campaigns work to encourage HIV testing among African Americans.

The Let’s Stop HIV Together campaign raises awareness about HIV and its impact on the lives of all Americans, and fights stigma by showing that persons with HIV are real people—mothers, fathers, friends, brothers, sisters, sons, daughters, partners, wives, husbands, and co-workers.

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.

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.

More New Media

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Talking about NBHAAD? Use the hashtag #NBHAAD Exit Disclaimer to share about how you’re observing NBHAAD in your community.

Learn about using Twitter (PDF, 589 KB).

View the Pinterest board Exit Disclaimer featuring NBHAAD. Learn more here.

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Other HIV/AIDS Awareness Days


Read the blog posts recognizing the national HIV/AIDS observances.

Download the HIV/AIDS Awareness Days postcard here (PDF, 1.49MB).

Read the National HIV/AIDS Strategy

National HIV/AIDS Strategy

The Strategy is the nation's first-ever comprehensive coordinated HIV/AIDS roadmap. Read the Strategy (PDF 1.34 MB). Learn more about the Strategy here.

The HIV Care Continuum Initiative is part of the Strategy. Watch this video  to learn more.

How can you help implement the Strategy in your community?

Posters and Postcard

National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

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Faith-based poster


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National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD)

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Learn about the Epidemic

Learn about the Epidemic

Read new data about decreasing death rates among blacks with HIV and about testing rates among blacks.

Get fact sheets about the epidemic and other resources.

Learn the HIV/AIDS 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.