March 20th 2012 is National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Mission Statement

National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NNHAAD) is a nationwide effort designed to promote HIV testing in Native communities through educational materials and use of marketing strategies.

Goals and Objectives

  1. Encourage Native people to get educated and to learn more about HIV/AIDS and it’s impact in their community;
  2. Work together to encourage testing options and HIV counseling in Native communities;
  3. Help decrease the stigma associated with HIV/AIDS.


  •  Visit CDC’s website for more information about National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day and the impact of HIV/AIDS on American Indians (AIs), Alaska Natives (ANs) and Native Hawaiians (NHs).
  • Download and print NNHAAD posters and materials to promote the observance or an event in their community, or publish and online banner by clicking HERE