A National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day collaborator is any organization that supports National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day by holding a women's health event at the national or local level or online.
2012 Partners and Collaborators
National and local organizations are the heart of National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. They play a critical role in helping the Office on Women's Health celebrate the observance by promoting National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day in communities across the nation.
Please note: The Office on Women's Health does not endorse private organizations that participate in activities in connection with National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day or the products of such organizations.
National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day partners are organizations that dedicate significant resources and time to engage in large-scale promotional efforts, beyond holding events, including partnership outreach, media outreach, and materials development.
AIDS.gov, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
AIDS.gov works to increase HIV testing and care among people most at-risk for, or living with, HIV, by using emerging communication strategies to provide access to Federal HIV information, policies (e.g. the National HIV/AIDS Strategy), programs, and resources. For more information go here: aids.gov/about-us.
The Body, the web's largest source of HIV and AIDS information, is observing National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NWGHAAD) by providing women-specific content through the month of March and including NWGHAAD in several publications leading up to March 10. The Body will also feature a blog post on topics related to living with HIV/AIDS.
Dancers Responding to AIDS (DRA)
Dancers Responding to AIDS (DRA) is a program of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS that brings together dancers in support of AIDS-related causes. Through its National Grants Program, DRA funds over 450 AIDS and Family Service Organizations across the country. For National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NWGHAAD), DRA will highlight NWGHAAD during its benefit performance program and will share NWGHAAD information with its network of grantees and dance schools, encouraging them to hold NWGHAAD events. The nonprofit is also promoting NWGHAAD through its social media channels.
Divas, MPH (Making Our People Healthier) is a non-profit organization that empowers women to take an active interest in achieving health and wellness for themselves, their families, and their communities. For National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NWGHAAD), Divas, MPH is holding its 3rd annual Saving Our Sisters from HIV/AIDS Health Summit (S.O.S) on March 10 in Washington, D.C. and Atlanta, Georgia. As the 2012 theme is A Day of Labor and Love, the summit will incorporate service learning opportunities at HIV/AIDS related organizations and a town hall meeting. Divas, MPH will include NWGHAAD information in its member e-newsletter and through its social media channels like Facebook and Twitter.
Greater Than AIDS
The Greater Than AIDS movement responds to the AIDS crisis in the United States, in particular the severe and disproportionate epidemic among Black Americans. Through a national media campaign and community outreach, Greater Than AIDS aims to elevate the public’s knowledge and understanding of HIV/AIDS and confront the stigma surrounding the disease. Although national in scope, the effort is targeting communities most heavily affected, based on HIV/AIDS incidence and prevalence data. View the pusblic service announcement for Greater Than AIDS’ promotion of National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day.
National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
The National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention (NCHHSTP) maximizes public health and safety nationally and internationally through the elimination, prevention, and control of disease, disability, and death caused by HIV/AIDS, viral hepatitis, STDs and TB. The National Center is committed to our vision of a future free of HIV/AIDS, viral hepatitis, STDs, and TB.NCHHSTP is responsible for public health surveillance, prevention research, and programs to prevent and control HIV and AIDS, other STDs, viral hepatitis, and TB. For more information on NCHHSTP initiatives go here: cdc.gov/nchhstp.
Office of HIV/AIDS and Infectious Disease Policy (OHAIDP), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
The Office of HIV/AIDS and Infectious Disease Policy (OHAIDP), within the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health (ASH), advises the Assistant Secretary for Health and senior U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) officials on: the appropriate and timely implementation and development of HIV/AIDS policy; the establishment of priorities; and the implementation of HIV/AIDS programs, activities, and initiatives across other HHS health agencies. For more information on OHAIDP's initiatives go here: hhs.gov/ash/ohap/initiatives.
Office on Women’s Health, Health Resources and Services Administration
HRSA Office of Women's Health (OWH) coordinates women’s health-related activities across all HRSA bureaus and offices. This cross-cutting role strengthens HRSA’s programmatic focus to reduce sex and gender-based disparities and support comprehensive, culturally competent, and quality health care. For more information on HRSA/OWH’s initiatives go here: hrsa.gov/about/organization/bureaus/owh/.
The Red Pump Project
The Red Pump Project raises awareness about the impact of HIV/AIDS on women and girls. They encourage women to rock red shoes - on their feet, on their blogs - to represent the strength and courage of those infected and affected with HIV. This National Women & Girls' HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, Red Pump is calling for 2,500 bloggers to dedicate posts to the topic of HIV among women. In addition, the organization will hold Red Pump-themed events around the country to commemorate the day.
Content last updated October 17, 2012.