2018 HIV & AIDS Awareness Days



National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day - February 7

The Strategic Leadership Council directs, plans, and organizes NBHAAD with support from the CDC.

Find posters, fact sheets, and events at www.NationalBlackAIDSDay.org.



National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day- March 10

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Service, Office on Women’s Health is the lead for this day.

Get graphics, web banners and more resources.

National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day - March 20

NNHAAD coordination is a combined effort between these collaborating agencies: Begay Consulting, CA7AE: HIV/AIDS Prevention Project, Center for Prevention and Wellness, Council Oaks Training and Evaluation, Inc., ETR’s Community Impact Solutions Project, Florida Department of Health – HIV Section, Great Plains Tribal Chairmen’s Health Board, National Native American AIDS Prevention Center (NNAAPC), and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Visit the NNHAAD site to find posters, fact sheets and more.


National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness Day - April 10

National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness Day (NYHAAD) is an annual observance that takes place on April 10.

Advocates for Youth plans and directs this observance day. Visit the NYHAAD site for resources and more information.

National Transgender HIV Testing Day - April 18

(NTHTD) was first observed on April 18, 2016. The community lead is UCSF’s The Center for Excellence in Transgender HealthExit Disclaimer

HIV Vaccine Awareness Day - May 18

National Institutes of Health’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) is the lead for this day.

NIAID’s HIV Vaccine Awareness Day web site contains many resources. Also visit http://www.bethegeneration.org to learn more.

National Asian & Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day - May 19

May 19 is National Asian and Pacific Islander (API) HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. 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.

Hepatitis Testing Day - May 19

The Action Plan for the Prevention, Care, and Treatment of Viral Hepatitis designates May 19 as Hepatitis Testing Day.

Hepatitis Testing Day falls during May’s observance of Hepatitis Awareness Month.

HIV Long-Term Survivors Day - June 5

On June 5 people across the nation celebrate and honor the long-term survivors of the HIV/AIDS epidemic and to raise awareness about their needs, issues and journeys. Learn more at this observance day website provided by LKA, the community lead for this day.

National HIV Testing Day - June 27

National HIV Testing Day (NHTD) was first observed on June 27, 1995.

National Faith HIV/AIDS Awareness Day - August 27

National Faith HIV/AIDS Awareness Day is a day to educate the public about the impact of HIV and AIDS and the unity of the work of different people of faith across the country to fight the HIV & AIDS epidemic.

National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day - September 18

The AIDS Institute launched this day in 2008 and is the lead.

Learn more about HIV and aging here.


National Gay Men's HIV/AIDS Awareness Day - September 27

In 2008 the National Association of People with AIDS launched this observance day.

National Latinx AIDS Awareness Day - October 15

The Latino Commission on AIDS (LCOA), the Hispanic Federation and many other organizations organize this day.

Find NLAAD resources at http://www.nlaad.org/, including posters, graphics, PSAs and themed materials.

World AIDS Day - December 1

The World Health Organization established World AIDS Day in 1988.

Follow the AIDS.gov blog for news about World AIDS Day.

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