March 10 is the annual observance of National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. The purpose of this awareness day is to recognize the impact of HIV on women and girls and encourage action to reduce the burden of HIV/AIDS among women and girls.
The following statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) underscore the impact of HIV/AIDS on women:
National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day Webpages:
FY 2013 Trans-NIH Plan for HIV-Related Research: Comprehensive plan for all National Institutes of Health (NIH) HIV-related research for 2013, from the Office of AIDS Research (OAR), NIH. The Reducing HIV-Related Disparities and Reducing New Infections sections of the plan include research specific to women and girls.
Clinical Trials Related to HIV/AIDS and Women and Girls: Studies seeking volunteers to participate in research related to HIV/AIDS, from the AIDSinfo clinical trial search tool. Call AIDSinfo at 1-800-448-0440 for assistance with your clinical trials search.
Research Related to HIV/AIDS and Women and Girls:
Fact sheets, from AIDSinfo: