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This year’s National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day is is an opportunity to increase HIV education and testing and encourage community involvement and treatment among black communities. The HIV.gov “Let’s Stop HIV Together” campaign focuses on reducing stigma and has a number of resources for NBHAAD. You can also find links on the HIV Testing Sites and… Read More »
The Surviving & Thriving Exhibit will be hosted by the University of Cincinnati and be part of the activities they have planned to commemorate World AIDS Day on December 1st. The activities include a symposium, Highlighting the Past, Present and Future of HIV/AIDS from the medical, research and urban perspective. Open to all, this day-long,… Read More »
HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day is held each year to bring attention to the growing number of people living long and productive lives with HIV/AIDS and to their health and social needs. In 2016, almost half of people living with diagnosed HIV were 50 or older. The number of older people living with HIV is… Read More »
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 1.2 million people in the United States have HIV. For people with undiagnosed HIV, testing is the first step in maintaining a healthy life and preventing HIV transmission. June 27 is National HIV Testing Day, an annual occasion to encourage people… Read More »
June 5th is HIV Long-Term Survivors Day! It is day to raise awareness of their needs, issues and journeys. https://aidsinfo.nih.gov/understanding-hiv-aids/hiv-aids-awareness-days/200/hiv-long-term-survivors-day Some facts: Currently, 26% of the1.2 million people living with HIV in the U.S. became positive before 1996, meaning 300,000 individuals are the longest-term survivors. Many others have been living with HIV for over 15… Read More »