The wisconsin aids/hiv program is the lead agency in wisconsin government responsible for coordinating the state's public health response to the aids/hiv epidemic. Safer sex practice safer sex this includes using a condom unless you are in a relationship with one partner who does not have hiv or other sex partners. Getting blacks involved to host and participate in nbhaad events is another key focus area whether it is organizing a testing and awareness event at a local college, speaking about the importance of hiv prevention and treatment at your local faith-based organizations, or supporting a local aids. Nholmes/jdispenza page 1 january 2017 2017 hiv/aids/std/public health awareness days 1 january cervical health awareness month 2 january national stalking awareness month. Cdc supports national events like hiv/aids awareness day in order to raise awareness about hiv/aids among specific populations and provide information about hiv prevention, testing, and treatment the federal web page hivgov provides information and resources to help individuals and organizations. Why we should care about national women and girls hiv/aids awareness day [opinion] black women are fighting the good fight each day to disrupt the status quo and literally save lives, but is enough being done to save theirs.
World aids day is held on the 1st december each year and is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against hiv, show their support for people living with hiv and to commemorate people who have died. Administrative offices 701 montana el paso, tx 79902 phone 915-212-6665 fax 915-212-0183 program manager: irene ovalle 915-212-6603 hiv prevention program. There are only a few ways you can get hiv check if what you've heard is right or wrong and make sure you know the facts. Hiv/aids online training modules to effectively deal with hiv/aids in american indian/alaska native (ai/an) communities across the country, it is important to reach out to increase knowledge about and decrease stigma associated with this disease. List of providers offering hiv/aids trainings for licensure.
Hiv prevention patient information september 2017 | wwwhivvagov what is hiv human immunodeficiency virus (hiv) is a virus that attacks and weakens the immune system. Simplify your lesson planning and stay up to date with the latest resources. Causes hiv is caused by a virus it can spread through sexual contact or blood, or from mother to child during pregnancy, childbirth or breast-feeding. National youth hiv & aids awareness day - april 10 today's young people are the first generation that has never known a world without hiv and aids. Preventing new hiv infections is a key step toward ending the hiv pandemic as we know it niaid-supported researchers have worked since the early days of aids in the 1980s to identify prevention tools to keep people healthy today, an array of prevention methods are available for use in.
National black hiv/aids awareness day (nbhaad), held annually on february 7th, was launched 16 years ago as a national response to the growing hiv and aids epidemic in african american communities.
Campaigns many federal agencies have developed public awareness and education campaigns to address hiv prevention, treatment, care, and research. Across the world, medical and government leaders are working toward an aids-free generation, based on the promising potential of effective treatments learn more about the latest work in raising awareness of hiv/aids prevention. Awareness color: redawareness month/day(s): december 1aids stands for: acquired immune deficiency syndrome aids is a medical condition a person is diagnosed with aids when their immune system is too weak to fight off infections since aids was first identified in the early 1980s, an. If left untreated, hiv can lead to aids aids weakens your immune system to the point where it can no longer fight off disease and infection learn more. Fact sheets about hiv/aids treatment information, the prevention of mother-to-child transmission, and hiv treatment side effects all the fact sheets are written specifically for patients in easy to read language. A combination of hiv prevention initiatives that target key affected populations are required to stop the hiv epidemic.