World AIDS Day: Ending the HIV Epidemic, Equitable Access, Everyone’s Voice
Posted by Kathy Downing on December 1st, 2021
Posted in: Blog, HIV, PHDL Resources
Each year on December 1st, World AIDS Day, organizations and individuals across the world bring attention to the HIV epidemic, endeavor to increase HIV awareness and knowledge, speak out against HIV stigma, and call for an increased response to move toward Ending the HIV Epidemic in the U.S. The theme for this year’s observance of World’s AIDS Day is Ending the HIV Epidemic: Equitable Access, Everyone’s Voice. (“El tema de este año para WAD se confirma como: Poner fin a la epidemia de VIH: acceso equitativo, la voz de todos”).
- Center for Disease and Prevention, HIV , CDC – The latest HIV data, prevention science, program resources and policy updates from the CDC.
- HIV.gov Awareness Days, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services – A complete list of HIV /AIDS Awareness days held through the year. Awareness days include social media toolkits, images, blog posts and events that can help your organization promote HIV/AIDS awareness and knowledge.
- HIV/AIDS Resources, Network of the National Library of Medicine. – Subject guide form the NNLM, includes printable fact sheets.
Public Health Digital Library: HIV / AIDS Resources
While many of the materials in the PHDL include HIV/AIDS content, the following journals and databases exclusively or have recently focused on the topic:
- AIDS and Behavior, Springer Science and Business Media (J)
- AIDS Patient Care and STDs, Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. (J)
- Clinical Info HIV.gov, NIH Office of AIDS Research (D)
- HIVInfo.nih.gov , NIH’s Office of AIDS Research (OAR), the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), and the National Library of Medicine (NLM). (D)
- JAIDS: Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Lippincott, Williams and Wilkens (J)
- LGBT Health, Mary Ann Liebert. Inc. (J)
- Sexually Transmitted Infections, British Medical Journal (BMJ) (J)
- Transgender Health, Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. (J)
- Vital Signs, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (D)
Journals (J), Databases (D)
ABOUT Kathy Downing
Kathy Downing is the Public Health Digital Library Coordinator for the NNLM Public Health Coordination Office.
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