World AIDS Day


World AIDS Day, held each year on December 1, is an opportunity to celebrate and support global efforts to prevent new HIV infections, increase HIV awareness and knowledge, and support those living with HIV. The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) 2020 theme for this observance day is “Ending the HIV/AIDS Epidemic: Resilience and Impact.

Since World AIDS Day was first observed more than 30 years ago, progress to prevent and treat HIV has been extraordinary. HIV medicines are available to help people with HIV live long, healthy lives and prevent HIV transmission. In addition, effective HIV prevention methods, including pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP), are available.

To learn more, browse this World AIDS Day webpage.

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The U.S. Government Observes World AIDS Day

World AIDS Day Webpages

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