National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness Day #NYHAAD
Sunday, April 10
Advocates for Youth and its partners direct this observance.
NYHAAD educates the public about the impact of HIV/AIDS on youth and highlights the work youth do to strengthen the fight against the HIV/AIDS epidemic.
HIV Vaccine Awareness Day #HVAD
Wednesday, May 18
National Institutes of Health’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) leads this observance.
This day is a chance to thank the volunteers, community members, health professionals, and scientists working together to find a safe and effective preventive HIV vaccine. It is also a time to educate communities about the importance of preventive HIV vaccine research.
National Asian & Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day #APIMay19
Thursday, May 19
This observance was first observed in 2005 and falls within Asian Pacific American Heritage Month.
HIV Long-Term Survivors Awareness Day #HLTSAD
Sunday, June 5
National HIV Testing Day #HIVTestingDay
Monday, June 27
First observed on June 27, 1995, National HIV Testing Day (NHTD) is a day to encourage people to get tested for HIV, know their status, and get linked to care and treatment.
The 2021 theme -- “My Test, My Way,” -- emphasizes that there are different ways and places to get tested for HIV, including at home with a self-test. Partners can add a tagline to customize as they like. For example:
National Faith HIV/AIDS Awareness Day #NFHAAD
Monday, August 29
RAHMA and its partners lead the planning for National Faith HIV & AIDS Awareness Day , The observance is intended to engage faith communities to work together for HIV/AIDS education, prevention, treatment, care and support, and to reduce and eliminate stigma and discrimination.
NFHAAD was first observed in 2017. The 2021 observance will be marked on August 29.
National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day #HIVandAging
Sunday, September 18
The AIDS Institute leads this observance day.
This day brings attention to the growing number of people living long and full lives with HIV and to their health and social needs.
National Gay Men's HIV/AIDS Awareness Day #NGMHAAD
Tuesday, September 27
National Latinx AIDS Awareness Day #NLAAD2021
Saturday, October 15
The Latino Commission on AIDS (LCOA) , the Hispanic Federation and other organizations organize this day to build capacity for non-profit organizations and health departments to reach Latinx/Hispanic communities, promote HIV testing, and provide HIV prevention information and access to care.
The 2021 theme is, "It's time to act. It's time to end HIV.”.