National Asian & Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

HHS and the Banyan Tree Project recognize May 19 as National Asian & Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day with the theme “Saving Face Can’t Make You Safe. Talk about HIV. Get PrEP.” For further information and resources, please see AIDS.gov.

National Asian & Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, May 19

May 19 is National Asian and Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. This annual observance was founded by the Banyan Tree Project, with support from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). 

Each year on May 19, organizations and individuals nationwide join with the Banyan Tree Project to raise awareness about HIV/AIDS in Asian and Pacific Islander communities and help end HIV stigma. The awareness day also encourages individuals to get tested for HIV and aims to help those living with HIV.
 
Browse the links on this page to learn more about National Asian and Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day and to find related information. Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. This annual

FY 2018 Trans-NIH Plan for HIV-Related Research, from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Office of AIDS Research (OAR): The NIH Plan outlines the Institutes’ HIV/AIDS research agenda for 2018, including its priorities to prevent, treat, and eventually cure HIV/AIDS.

HIV/AIDS-Related Clinical Trials: Use the AIDSinfo clinical trials search tool to find studies in areas of HIV/AIDS research. AIDSinfo also has a list of studies specifically related to Asians and Pacific Islanders. For help with your search, call AIDSinfo at 1-800-448-0440.

HIV/AIDS – Specific Populations: Asian and Pacific Islanders

HIV infection among Asians in the United States

HIV among Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders in the United States

From PubMed.gov

From the Education Resources Information Center (ERIC)

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