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National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

March 10, 2014
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  • Women and HIV/AIDS — This section of womenshealth.gov provides women with resources and information to get help with HIV/AIDS. It provides information on prevention, testing, living with the disease, opportunistic infections, medical care, pregnancy, and more.

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  • AIDS.gov Federal Resources: Prevention Programs — This website provides information on federal HIV policies and programs, including links to national campaigns and programs to learn more and help spread awareness about HIV/AIDS prevention.
  • AIDS.gov Treatment and Care Programs — Federal programs like the Ryan White HIV AIDS Program provide funding and support for people living with HIV/AIDS. This page offers information about health services, housing opportunities, and guidelines for providers.
  • CDC NPIN HIV/AIDS Counseling, Testing, and Referral — Preventing the spread of HIV infection starts with knowing your HIV status. This website provides links to more information on HIV testing and CDC guidelines as well as access to HIV/AIDS counseling, testing, and referral services.
  • Facing AIDS — This site encourages people and communities to get involved by sharing why they are facing AIDS, with the goal of reducing the stigma and promoting HIV testing.
  • Healthy Youth! Sexual Risk Behavior — This fact sheet provides statistics on young adults' sexual behaviors, including how often they practice safe sex, what percentage have a sexually transmitted infection, and how many are infected with HIV. There are also resources for state and local programs listed on the website for further information on priority health risks among youth.
  • HIV Learn the Link — Behaviors associated with drug abuse are major factors in the spread of HIV infection. This website offers webisodes, videos, and other materials to help send the message about the link between drug abuse and HIV infection.
  • HIV Transmission — This Web page answers common questions about how HIV can be passed from one person to another.
  • HIV/AIDS Among Youth — In the United States, HIV-related death has the greatest impact on young and middle-aged adults, particularly racial and ethnic minorities. This fact sheet provides an overview of HIV/AIDS among adolescents, as well as risk factors and barriers to prevention.
  • HIV/AIDS Surveillance in Women — HIV and AIDS is a growing problem among women of all ages. This series of slides tracks the occurrence of HIV and AIDS in women from 2008 to 2011.
  • Living With HIV/AIDS — This booklet is for people who are HIV-positive. It can help you and your loved ones understand HIV and its effects on health and everyday life.
  • National HIV and STD Testing Resources — This website has information and resources on HIV testing, including a national database of HIV testing sites. It also provides basic information about HIV/AIDS and behaviors that place a person at risk of infection.
  • National HIV/AIDS Strategy — The vision of the strategy is a nation where new HIV infections are rare and those who are infected have access to quality care without discrimination. This page outlines the goals of the strategy and provides a progress report on federal efforts.
  • Pregnancy & Newborn Health Education Center: HIV/AIDS (Copyright © March of Dimes Foundation) — This public education fact sheet explains why pregnant women should be tested for HIV and AIDS.
  • Take Charge. Take the Test.™ — The social marketing campaign encourages African American women to get tested for HIV. Itis a part of Act Against AIDS, CDC’s five-year, multi-faceted national communication campaign to fight the HIV/AIDS crisis in the United States.
  • Tips for Teens: The Truth About HIV/AIDS — This publication for teens explains how HIV is spread, how to prevent HIV infection, and how to recognize symptoms of HIV. It offers tips for teens wanting to learn more about the disease, as well as for teens infected with HIV.
  • Understanding HIV/AIDS — This Web page provides an overview of HIV, how HIV causes AIDS, and the HIV life cycle. It has information about symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, prevention, and current research on HIV.

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Content last updated February 4, 2014.

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