National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD), a national HIV testing and treatment community mobilization initiative targeted at Blacks in the United States and the Diaspora. NBHAAD was founded in 1999 as a national response to the growing HIV and AIDS epidemic in African American communities.
To learn about Black contributions to vaccine development, visit our page on Black History Month.
This National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NWGHAAD), OWH wants to empower women and girls to make the best choices when it comes to sex. Abstinence is the surest way to avoid HIV, but if you decide to have sex, there are simple, effective steps to protect yourself and others.
National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NNHAAD) is a nationwide effort designed to promote HIV testing in Native communities through educational materials and use of marketing strategies.
National Youth HIV+AIDS Awareness Day (HYHAAD) is an annual observance to educate the public about the impact of HIV and AIDS on young people and to highlight the work young people are doing across the country to respond to the epidemic.
NTHTD recognizes the importance of routine HIV testing, status awareness and continued focus on HIV prevention and treatment efforts among transgender and gender non-binary people.
HIV Vaccine Awareness Day
HIV Vaccine Awareness Day (HVAD) provides an opportunity to recognize and thank the many volunteers, community members, health professionals, and scientists who are working together to find a safe and effective preventive HIV vaccine.
National Asian and Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
National Asian & Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day is one of eleven federally recognized HIV/AIDS Awareness Days. The Banyan Tree Project, a national campaign to end the silence and shame surrounding HIV/AIDS in Asian and Pacific Islander communities is the lead for this day.
National Caribbean-American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
The goal of the annual observance is to educate Caribbean-Americans about HIV/AIDS and provide resources for HIV testing and treatment.
HIV Long-Term Survivors Awareness Day
This day honors long-term survivors of the epidemic and raises awareness of their needs, issues and journeys.
National HIV Testing Day
National HIV Testing Day was established as an annual observance to promote HIV testing.
This is a particularly important time for YOU to get involved! Take the Test, Take Control.
The observance is intended to engage faith communities to work together for HIV/AIDS education, prevention, treatment, care and support, and to reduce and eliminate stigma and discrimination.
National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness day (NHAAAD) focuses on the challenging issues facing the aging population with regards to HIV prevention, testing, care and treatment.
National Gay Men's HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
In 2008 the National Association of People with AIDS launched this observance day to recognize the disproportionate impact of the epidemic on gay men.
National Latinx AIDS Awareness Day
The Latino Commission on AIDS (LCOA), the Hispanic Federation and other organizations organize this day to build capacity for non-profit organizations and health departments to reach Latino/Hispanic communities, promote HIV testing, and provide HIV prevention information and access to care.