HIV VACCINE AWARENESS DAY May 18
LEARN ABOUT BE THE GENERATION
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) created Be The Generation to maintain and establish relationships with communities most impacted by the HIV/AIDS epidemic in order to promote awareness, understanding, dialogue, and support for biomedical prevention research, including HIV vaccine research.
Watch these videos in which community members talk about their experiences with biomedical HIV prevention research and their efforts to end AIDS.
HIV VACCINE AWARENESS DAY
HIV Vaccine Awareness Day (HVAD) is observed annually on May 18th. This observance provides an opportunity to recognize and thank the many volunteers, community members, health professionals, and scientists who are working together to find a safe and effective preventive HIV vaccine. It is also a day to educate communities across the nation about the importance of preventive HIV vaccine research.
Looking to get involved for HIV Vaccine Awareness Day? Here are some ways you can prepare for and get involved in this observance in your community.
National Institutes of Health’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) is the lead for this day.
Read and share this 2015 NIAID Bulletin about HIV Vaccine Awareness Day.