March 20 is National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day.
March 20, 2017, marks the ninth annual National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians). This day is an opportunity for Native people and others to create a greater awareness of the risks of HIV/AIDS to their communities; to remember those who have passed; to acknowledge those who are infected and affected by HIV/AIDS; to call for increased resources for testing; and to seek support for increasing treatment and care options.
July 22nd-27th is the 2018 22nd International AIDS Conference.
AIDS 2018 is expected to convene over 18,000 delegates from around the world including up to 1,000 journalists. It will be held at the Amsterdam RAI in the Netherlands. The International AIDS Society, the world's leading independent association of HIV professionals, is organizing AIDS 2018 in collaboration with international, regional and national partners. To find out more, visit aids2018.org.
March 10 is National Girls and Women HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
The 2017 theme is "The Best Defense Is a Good Offense." This National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, the Office on Women's Health wants to empower women and girls to make the best choices when it comes to sex. Abstinence is the surest way to avoid HIV, but if you decide to have sex, there are simple, effective steps to protect yourself and others from HIV. Regardless of the type of relationship you are in, HIV prevention is key. Love yourself and put your best defense into play. Learn how.