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National Hiv Testing Day

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National HIV Testing Day

...I heard that there is a day in June that is national HIV testing day. Do you know what day that is, and where you go for tests on that day?Thanks,Jim
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Thank you for your question. National HIV Testing Day is June 27th of each year, and is sponsored by the National Association of People with AIDS (NAPWA). The purpose of National...do HIV testing. To find the location of your nearest testing... Read more »

Please Help - Almost a year of constant Paranoia

...so, he and his wife both took an HIV test on the National HIV testing day. The results were... Read more »

Confusion Over RNA/NAAT Test

Dr. Bob,I donate every year and will continue to do so but hope you will answer this question. Had... Read more »
Articles
American Academy of HIV Medicine

AAHIVM Reaffirms Support for Routine HIV Testing, Calls Upon All Medical Providers to Perform at Least One HIV Test on National HIV Testing Day June 27

...system at center stage for the White House, the Congress and the country, the American Academy of HIV Medicine (AAHIVM), on National HIV Testing Day 2009, affirms its commitment to implementation of routine HIV testing in all health care settings... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

HIV/AIDS Update --Take the Test / Take Control: National HIV Testing Day

... June 27 is National HIV Testing Day, promoting testing as an important strategy to prevent and control transmission of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), the virus... that causes AIDS. The Food and Drug Administration is joining other federal... Read more »
White House Press Office

President Obama Urges Americans to Take the Test and Take Control on National HIV Testing Day

... President Obama issued the following statement regarding National HIV Testing Day: On this 14 th commemoration of National HIV Testing Day, I urge Americans to take control of their own health -- and protect Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Florida HIV/AIDS Advocacy Groups, Health Departments to Increase HIV Awareness Among Minorities Ahead of National HIV Testing Day

...health departments in Florida are planning several events aimed at increasing awareness about HIV among minorities ahead of National HIV Testing Day , which is scheduled for Friday, the Naples Daily News reports. According to the Daily... Read more »
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Free HIV testing

Posted by Anonymous
... In observance of the seventh annual National HIV Testing Day, free screenings will be provided today in metro Atlanta and across the country. Launched by the National Read more »

testing day

Posted by DUDE
...Friday June 23 6:28 PM ET June 27 Is Sixth Annual National HIV Testing Day By Alan Mozes NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Estimates indicate that over 200,000 of the 650,000 to 900,000 Americans infected...Association of People with AIDS... Read more »

One In 20?

Posted by Bear60, 3 Replies
...I heard on NPR that Washington DC is considering testing EVERY resident for HIV. They suspect the rate may be as high as 1 in 20. Did anyone else hear this? Read more »

CDC Broadcast 2

Posted by Niklas20
...current information on CDC activities and programs intended for people living with HIV and AIDS. The broadcast will address National HIV Testing Day and the following CDC programs and initiatives: (1) SAFE (Sero-status Approach to Fighting the... Read more »