March

National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

March 10th

The day is coordinated by the Federal Office of Women’s Health. The goal of this day is to aid other organizations in educating young women and girls about the importance of getting tested for HIV as well as valuable prevention strategies. The day seeks to focus on issues that specifically affect women and girls.

For more information, please visit: National Women & Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

March 20th

The lead organizations for this day are The National Native American AIDS Prevention Center (NNAAPC), Commitment to Action for 7th Generation Awareness & Education: HIV/AIDS Prevention Project (CA7AE-HAPP), and Inter Tribal Council of Arizona, Inc (ITCA). The focus of the day is to bring light to the growing rate of HIV among the Native American communities. The day pinpoints the need to work in harmony to bring more awareness to HIV’s impact on the Native American Community.

For more information, please visit: National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

World Tuberculosis Day

March 24th

Designed to build public awareness that tuberculosis today remains an epidemic in much of the world, causing the deaths of several million people each year, mostly in developing countries.

For more information, please visit: http://www.stoptb.org/events/world_tb_day/

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