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National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day - March 10

National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Office on Women's Health
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  5 months, 3 weeks, 2 days, 10 hours, and 16 minutes until National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day!
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  • Women and HIV/AIDS — This section of 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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  • Act Against AIDS — Every nine and one-half minutes, someone in the United States is infected with HIV. This website provides information on how to get tested, how to delay the onset of AIDS, and what you can do to help be a part of the solution.
  • Healthy Youth! Sexual Risk Behaviors — 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 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 1985–2007.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 lifecycle. It has information about symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, prevention, and current research on HIV.

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Content last updated February 6, 2012.
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