National Native American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day is an opportunity for Native people to learn about HIV/AIDS, encourage HIV counseling and testing in Native communities, and help decrease the stigma associated with HIV/AIDS.
Every year March 20th is designated as National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. As the US Department of Health and Human Services states, the day is “a time to recognize the impact of HIV/AIDS on American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians.” (1) HIV/AIDS As HIV.org provides, “HIV is a virus spread through certain body fluids […]
March 20 is the annual observance of National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NNHAAD).The day highlights the impact of HIV among Native populations, be they American Indian, Native Hawaiian, or Alaska Natives. The community-led collaborative partnership that plans the observance has announced the 2017 theme: “Unity in CommUnity, Stand Strong to Prevent HIV.” The following is […]