HIV/AIDS Awareness Days

National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
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March 20, 2019


March 20 is National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, a day to consider the impact of HIV/AIDS on American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians (collectively referred to as Native people). The annual awareness day is set aside to promote HIV education and testing in Native communities.

Browse the links on this page to learn more about National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day and how HIV/AIDS is affecting Native communities.

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The U.S. Government Observes National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day Webpages:

HIV/AIDS-Related Research and American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians

NIH Strategic Plan for HIV and HIV-Related Research (FY 2019-2020), from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Office of AIDS Research (OAR). The Plan describes NIH research priorities to prevent, treat, and eventually cure HIV/AIDS. An overarching focus of NIH HIV research is to better understand health disparities, including disparities that may be linked to ethnicity.

Clinical Trials Related to HIV/AIDS and African Americans: Research studies related to HIV/AIDS and Native Americans, from the AIDSinfo clinical trial search. Call AIDSinfo at 1-800-448-0440 for assistance with your clinical trials search.

Published Research on HIV/AIDS and American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians:

Additional Information and Resources

From CDC:

From the Indian Health Service:

From the National Library of Medicine’s AIDSource:
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