No Menthol Sunday

National STD Awareness Week

Sexual health is an essential piece of overall health. Anyone who is having sex (vaginal, anal, or oral sex) can get an STD, which is why knowledge about these infections and testing is important. Not sure if you should get tested, how to get tested, or where to get tested? This list of resources has […]

National Youth HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

National Youth HIV/AIDS Awareness Day – April 10 National Youth HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NYHAAD) is observed annually on April 10. NYHAAD increases awareness, generates conversations, and spotlights the work being done to reduce HIV among young people. Get Involved You can raise awareness of HIV among young people and provide information on stigma, prevention, testing, […]

AME International Health Commission Monthly Meeting – April 2022

Monthly International Health Commission meeting Time: April 23, 2022 11:00 AM Eastern Monthly: Join Zoom Meeting Meeting ID: 823 1602 5876 Passcode: 537418 One tap mobile +13017158592,,82316025876#,,,,*537418# US (Washington DC) +13126266799,,82316025876#,,,,*537418# US (Chicago) Dial by your location +1 301 715 8592 US (Washington DC) +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago) +1 646 876 9923 […]

World Immunization Week

Psalm 100 1 Shout for joy to the Lord, all the earth. 2     Worship the Lord with gladness;     come before him with joyful songs. 3 Know that the Lord is God.     It is he who made us, and we are his;     we are his people, the sheep of his pasture. 4 Enter his […]

No Menthol Sunday

No Menthol Sunday is May 15, 2022. The Center for Black Health & Equity has ideas for your digital campaigns as well as some old-school hacks that can be used to spread awareness about how tobacco and flavors like menthol are impacting the African American community. The toolkit will have fact sheets, social media graphics and the all-important 30-day […]

HIV Vaccine Awareness Day

Led by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseasesexternal icon, HIV Vaccine Awareness Day (HVAD) is observed on May 18. This event is an opportunity to recognize the many volunteers, community members, health professionals, and scientists who are working together to find a safe and effective vaccine to prevent HIV. It is also a day […]

National Asian and Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

National Asian and Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day – May 19 National Asian and Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NAPIHAAD) is observed annually on May 19. Founded by the Banyan Tree Projectexternal icon, NAPIHAAD educates the public about the impact of HIV stigma among Asian and Pacific Islander people. Get Involved You can raise awareness of […]

National Hepatitis Testing Day

Learn the ABCs of Viral Hepatitis Hepatitis A Hepatitis A is a contagious liver infection caused by the hepatitis A virus. People who get hepatitis A may feel sick for a few weeks to several months but usually recover completely and do not have lasting liver damage. The hepatitis A virus is found in the […]

National HIV Testing Day

National HIV Testing Day – June 27 National HIV Testing Day (NHTD) is observed annually on June 27. On this day, we unite with partners, health departments, and other organizations to raise awareness about the importance of HIV testing and early diagnosis of HIV. Get Involved The 2021 NHTD theme is “My Test, My Way.” […]

World Hepatitis Day

World Hepatitis Day — July 28th Learn more about World Hepatitis Day and how viral hepatitis impacts millions of people worldwide. World Hepatitis Day (WHD) is recognized annually on July 28th, the birthday of Dr. Baruch Blumberg (1925–2011). Dr. Blumberg discovered the hepatitis B virus in 1967, and 2 years later he developed the first […]