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National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS). Facing AIDS.

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National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS). Facing AIDS.

National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS). Facing AIDS.

Facing AIDS for World AIDS Day, December 1, 2011

30 years

That’s how long it has been since the first cases of AIDS were reported in the U.S. HIV is still a reality for more than 1.1 million Americans. One of every five people living with HIV in the U.S. doesn’t know it.

December 1, World AIDS Day, i

December 1, World AIDS Day, is an opportunity to take action. Through Facing AIDS 2011, you and your community can help reduce stigma and promote HIV testing by putting a face to AIDS.

 

 

 


 

How to take action

As an individual or a group, it’s easy to get involved in Facing AIDS.

  1. Organize
    Pick a time, place, and location for your eventPrint the
    Facing AIDS community guide
    (English and Español PDF 3.1MB).
  2. Write
    Get your signs, pens and messages ready
  3. Snap
    Locate a digital camera or mobile camera phone
  4. Share
    Upload online and share your photos
    Print the Facing AIDS promotional postcard | Español (PDF 9.1MB | PDF 7MB).

See how you and your community can participate
Write. Snap. Share. That’s how easy it is to participate in AIDS.gov’s Facing AIDS 2011 for World AIDS Day (December 1) photo initiative. For more information and to get involved, visit http://facing.AIDS.gov
By putting a face and a voice to AIDS, you can help promote HIV testing (find an HIV testing site near you) and decrease stigma around HIV. 


 

Supporting the National HIV/AIDS Strategy

By Facing AIDS, you’re also supporting the National HIV/AIDS Strategy

By Facing AIDS, you’re also supporting the National HIV/AIDS Strategy. According to the Strategy, “The stigma associated with HIV remains extremely high and fear of discrimination causes some Americans to avoid learning their HIV status, disclosing their status, or accessing medical care.”

Learn more about what you can do to support the Strategy.

Share HIV testing information

Share HIV testing information

Remember that you can locate local HIV testing sites by visiting the AIDS.gov HIV prevention and service provider locator

Share the badge

Join AIDS.gov in Facing AIDS for World Aids Day. December 1, 2010

 Use the code below to place the Facing AIDS badge on your site:

<a href=”http://facing.aids.gov/”><img width=”215″ height=”215″ alt=”Join AIDS.gov in Facing AIDS for World Aids Day. December 1, 2010″ src=”http://www.aids.gov/images/facing-aids-web-badge.jpg” /></a>


 

National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS). Facing AIDS. Facing AIDS over the years.

Facing AIDS over the years

National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS). Facing AIDS. Facing AIDS over the years.

Facing AIDS over the years

National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS). Facing AIDS. Facing AIDS over the years.

Facing AIDS over the years

National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS). Facing AIDS. Facing AIDS over the years.

Facing AIDS over the years

National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS). Facing AIDS. Facing AIDS over the years.Facing AIDS over the years

National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS). Facing AIDS. Facing AIDS over the years.

Facing AIDS over the years

National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS). Facing AIDS. Facing AIDS over the years.

Facing AIDS over the years

National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS). Facing AIDS. Facing AIDS over the years.

Facing AIDS over the years

National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS). Facing AIDS. Facing AIDS over the years.

Facing AIDS over the years


Facing AIDS for World AIDS Day 2010 – Many Faces, One Voice
On World AIDS Day, December 1, 2010, over 1500 communities, organizations, work places, and individuals joined AIDS.gov in Facing AIDS. The following is a recap of some of the many photos we received for the initiative.


Facing AIDS for World AIDS Day 2010
AIDS.gov helps you get involved on World AIDS Day with the Facing AIDS 2010 photo initiative.


Facing AIDS for World AIDS Day 2009
Nearly 900 people joined AIDS.gov to Face AIDS for World AIDS Day. Here’s a sample of how you responded.


Facing AIDS for World AIDS Day 2009
Tree Alexander and Miguel Gomez describe how you can get involved in AIDS.gov’s Facing AIDS for World AIDS Day 2009 Campaign.

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