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Caribbean-American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

June 8, 2016

June 8 is Caribbean-American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. The goal of the annual observance is to educate Caribbean-Americans about HIV/AIDS and provide resources for HIV testing and treatment.

According to the U.S Agency for International Development (USAID), outside of sub-Saharan Africa, the Caribbean region has the highest prevalence of HIV in the world. Given migration between the Caribbean and the United States, this fact has potential HIV-related implications for Caribbean-American communities across the nation.

Browse the links on this page to learn more about Caribbean-American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day and find information about HIV/AIDS.

The U.S. Government Observes Caribbean-American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day


HIV/AIDS-Related Research and the Caribbean Region

FY 2017 Trans-NIH Plan for HIV-Related Research: Comprehensive plan for all National Institutes of Health (NIH) HIV-related research for 2017, from the NIH Office of AIDS Research (OAR). The Plan describes NIH research priorities to prevent, treat, and eventually cure HIV/AIDS.

Research Related to HIV/AIDS and the Caribbean Region:
HIV/AIDS-Related Clinical Trials:
  • Use the AIDSinfo clinical trials search tool to find studies in areas of HIV/AIDS research. Use our Advanced Search feature to find studies related to specific islands of the Caribbean region. Call AIDSinfo at 1-800-448-0440 for help with your clinical trials search.
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