HIV Vaccine Awareness Day #HVAD
Events: Awareness Days

HIV Vaccine Awareness Day #HVAD

May 18
Doctor testing vaccine

May 18

National Institutes of Health’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) leads this observance.

This day is a chance to thank the volunteers, community members, health professionals, and scientists working together to find a safe and effective preventive HIV vaccine. It is also a time to educate communities about the importance of preventive HIV vaccine research.

Event Planning Guide

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HIV Vaccine Awareness Day, May 18th

Find more graphics to use for the day on NIAID’s FlickrExit Disclaimer.

Federal Resources

 A man’s hand holding an HIV awareness ribbon.
Credit: NIAID

Read last year’s NIAID HIV Vaccine Awareness Day Blog.

Read more about HIV Vaccine Development here.

Learn about the Epidemic

Learn about the Epidemic

Our nation’s response to HIV includes prevention research – such as vaccines, microbicides and more. Learn more.

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) leads much Federally funded research about HIV. Read about NIAID’s work.

Get Involved

More New Media

Use #HVAD to share how you’re observing the day.

The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Office of HIV/AIDS Network Coordination (HANC) offers a Be The Generation page with shareable resources about immunology and HIV vaccine developmentExit Disclaimer.

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