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World AIDS Day - December 1

Plan an Event

The 2015 Federal theme is The Time to Act Is Now.

Read and share this blog by Douglas Brooks, Director, White House Office of National AIDS Policy and Deborah L. Birx, U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator & U.S. Special Representative for Global Health Diplomacy, PEPFAR

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 Disclaimer to learn more about using the Locator with patients.

You can also visit

Read the National HIV/AIDS Strategy

National HIV/AIDS Strategy

In July 2015, the White House released the National HIV/AIDS Strategy: Updated to 2020 (PDF 2.18 MB). Read and talk about it with your friends and colleagues.

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

Read about developing the Federal Action Plan to be released on Dec. 1st.

Join Events

The time to act is now... World AIDS Day. December 1, 2015

Watch the White House event.on December 1st at 1:00 p.m. (ET) on

Read more about this important event. Join the  conversation on Twitter with the hashtag #WAD2015.

World AIDS Day Badge

World AIDS Day. December 1.

Help promote World AIDS Day. Post this web badge on your site.

Copy the Badge Code:

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

Through January 31, 2016, apply for a 2016 health plan, renew your plan or pick a new plan through the Health Insurance Marketplace.

Visit and Cuidado de Salud to learn more.

Learn about the Affordable Care Act and HIV.

Follow the blog   and the blog.

CDC Vital Signs

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

These new estimates underscore the need to increase awareness of PreP.

Learn about this daily pill

Read this CDC letter.

World AIDS Day Graphics

The time to act is now... World AIDS Day. December 1, 2015

Visit our posters page to download the 2015 poster. You can also download and customize themed posters for past observances.

Download and use the logo:

Use Social Media


Learn more about the Epidemic

Learn about the Epidemic

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

Read this AIDS timeline.

Download the timeline. (PDF 468 KB) on YouTube


We’re on YouTube with these playlists and more.

World AIDS Day

NHAS Updated to 2020


World AIDS Day WidgetAdd the HIV Testing Sites & Care Services Locator to your sites. In December, it has a look reflecting World AIDS Day.

Get the widget, vertical, horizontal or simple.

Positive Spin

Positive Spin

Positive Spin is a series of real stories from real people about their unique experiences along the HIV Continuum of Care.

Watch the trailer. Exit Disclaimer Share your story with #mypositivespin.

How can you use this digital storytelling project to encourage HIV awareness?

From the Community - World AIDS Day, December 1

The Greater Than AIDS toolkit Exit Disclaimer has banners and other images.

UNAIDS has posted many shareable visuals. Exit Disclaimer

Watch. Discuss. Share the new We are Family campaign. Exit Disclaimer

Find and list local events. Exit Disclaimer

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.



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Follow and retweet on Twitter. Exit Disclaimer

Read and share the blogs as leads up to World AIDS Day.

Learn about the PEPFAR Blueprint


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

Learn more about PEPFAR.

Other Awareness Days

HIV/AIDS Awareness Days postcard

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

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