Monday, December 01, 2008

World Aids Day - BloggersUnite

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World AIDS Day is observed every year on December 1st. The World Health Organization established World AIDS Day in 1988. World AIDS Day provides governments, national AIDS programs, faith organizations, community organizations, and individuals with an opportunity to raise awareness and focus attention on the global AIDS epidemic.

In 2007, the estimated number of persons living with HIV worldwide was 33.2 million and there were 2.7 million people newly infected.

We hope these resources will assist your efforts to educate, motivate, and mobilize your local community in the fight against HIV/AIDS!

Today's 10 Links a Day: World Aids Day

National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA): Learn the Link Campaign
  1. Learn the Link: drugs + HIV Web site and Resource
  2. DROGAS + VIDA = Educate Web site and Resources in EspaƱol
  3. d’cisions Online Webisode Series 
  4. Other Campaign Materials 
  5. Drugs and HIV Resource Page 
More Resources
  1. MetroTeen AIDS
  2. UN AIDS : The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS
  3. Latino Commission on AIDS
  4. the official website of the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief.
  5. brochures and information about events worldwide.
The Federal government has developed a wealth of HIV/AIDS testing, prevention, treatment and research information. In addition, the following are some of the many resources you can use to help response to HIV/AIDS.
  1. blog about Using New Media Tools in Response to HIV/AIDS
  2. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) – HIV/AIDS
  3. Find an HIV Testing Center Near You
  4. KNOWIT HIV Testing Text Messaging Campaign
  5. National HIV/AIDS Awareness Days
  6. Podcasts from
  7. Updates from from Twitter
There are many ways you can take action in response to HIV/AIDS:
  1. Get tested for HIV
  2. Practice safe methods to prevent HIV
  3. Decide not to engage in high risk behaviors
  4. Talk about HIV prevention with family, friends, and colleagues
  5. Provide support to people living with HIV/AIDS
  6. Get involved with or host an event for World AIDS Day in your community

1 comment:

Mike Riley said...

10 Links-

Great Post! Lots of info for those wanting to discover more about HIV/AIDS. Very cool...


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