HIV Fact Sheet

SAMHSA Launches Behavioral Health and HIV/AIDS Web Page

SAMHSA is dedicated to promoting wellness and reducing the impact of mental and substance use disorders on America's communities and is collaborating with its Federal partners to implement the National HIV/AIDS strategy.

Indian Health Service HIV Program Outline Training Modules

IHS has developed online training modules that are a valuable resource for AI/AN People Living with HIV/AIDS as well as anyone interested in maintaining good health and increasing awareness about HIV in their communities.

CDC's Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities (OMHD) 

CDC surveillance information has indicated that HIV/AIDS is a increasingly growing problem for the American Indian and Alaska Natives population. In 2004, in the 33 states with a long-term, confidential name-based HIV reporting, women accounted for 29% of the HIV/AIDS diagnoses reported for that year. An estimated 1,506 AI/AN were living with AIDS. The approximate rate of AIDS diagnosis for AI/AN adults and teens was 9.9 per 100,000 persons, the 3rd highest rate after those for African American and Hispanic adults and teens. The estimated AIDS diagnosis for their white counterparts was 7.1 per 100,000.

National Center for Health Statistics...Monitoring the Nation's Health

This site provides health data for all ages nationwide.


Women Train the Trainer

National Indian Women’s Health Resource Center has developed a "Train the Trainer" curriculum, which is culturally appropriate; and sensitive training materials are being developed through this project for training HIV/AIDS prevention specialists in tribal communities throughout the United States, particularly where there is a high incidence of HIV/AIDS among American Indian and Alaska Natives.

NIWHRC has also assisted with the formation of three HIV/AIDS coalitions: HEART in northeast Oklahoma, PANI HOPE in central Oklahoma, and ONNUAA in southwest Oklahoma.

AIDs.Gov Blog

A large number of Federal agencies and programs are engaged in HIV/AIDS prevention, testing, treatment, and research efforts in the United States. serves as a gateway for information about those Federal domestic efforts.Since the launch of on December 1, 2006 (World AIDS Day), there has been a growing interest in finding ways to use new media to disseminate information about HIV/AIDS and improve prevention, testing, treatment, and research outcomes. created this blog to address that interest.
Miguel Gomez, Director of


HIV/AIDS awareness had become necessary in order to prevent and educate people about these diseases. Worldwide events are held to promote awareness, prevention, and education. As we receive information about upcoming events we will post them here. Click on each event for more information.

World AIDS Day
December 1st every year.
The World AIDS Campaign, in close collaboration with our partners, has made resources and materials for the promotion of World AIDS day available to organizations around the globe in recent years. 2009 will be no exception.
Previously, World AIDS Day resources have been used and adapted to great effect by groups and organizations all over the world. In 2009 we will have several posters and postcards available for download and distribution. As in previous years the materials will be available in English, French, Russian, and Spanish.

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