April 18 is National Transgender HIV Testing Day
National Transgender HIV Testing Day is observed each year on April 18. This day is an opportunity to focus on HIV testing, prevention, and treatment among transgender people. It encourages local testing events and testing campaigns to increase HIV status awareness in transgender populations.
September 5-8 is the 2019 United States Conference on AIDS
The 2019 United States Conference on AIDS (USCA) is returning to Washington, DC on September 5-8 at the Marriott Marquis Hotel. This year the conference will focus on the plan to end the HIV epidemic in America. It will be an opportunity for health departments, community-based organizations, People Living with HIV, People on PrEP, national organizations, health centers, health care providers, donors, activists, and federal leaders to come together to discuss implementation. Attending USCA is the best way to gain the skills needed to ensure measurable and positive results as well as convene with decision makers.
The scholarship application will be available on February 15. Click Here for information on how to register, reserve an exhibit booth, sponsor the conference, submit an abstract, or apply for a scholarship.
June 8 is National Caribbean American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
The annual National Caribbean-American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day was created to provide Caribbean-Americans with resources, HIV/AIDS health education, evaluation, and opportunities for involvement. The goal is to beat the odds and to ensure that a health conscious atmosphere is cultivated within Caribbean-American communities. This day is a part of a National effort to get Caribbean-Americans to get educated, get evaluated, get treated and get involved with their health decisions, as HIV/AIDS, Diabetes, Cancer, High Blood Pressure and Cardiovascular diseases continues to negatively affect the Caribbean communities resulting in premature deaths.
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Lehigh Valley Pride 2019 will return to the Jewish Community Center of Allentown on August 18, 2019,to celebrate Millions of Moments of Pride! More announcements to come and all information will be posted to Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center
May 19 is National Asian and Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
May 19 is National Asian & Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. It is a day to break the silence about HIV and AIDS in Asian and Pacific Islander communities and encourage individuals to get tested for HIV. This observance day was founded by the Banyan Tree Project, with support from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, to end the silence and shame surrounding HIV and AIDS in Asian and Pacific Islander communities, help prevent HIV, and help those who are living with this disease.
May 18 is HIV Vaccine Awareness Day.
This observance 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. It is also a day to educate communities across the nation about the importance of preventive HIV vaccine research. Looking to get involved for HIV Vaccine Awareness Day? Visit HIV.gov for some ways you can prepare for and get involved in this observance in your community.