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February 2015

National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
Date: February 7
Location: National Health Observance
Description: National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day is a national HIV testing and treatment community mobilization initiative targeted at Blacks in the U.S. and the Diaspora with four focal points: Get Educated, Get Tested, Get Involved, and Get Treated.
Content Focus: red ribbon

March 2015

Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine Annual Meeting DASH Exhibit
Date: March 18-21
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Audience: Multidisciplinary health, education and law professionals who are devoted to advancing the health and well-being of adolescents.
Content Focus: blue book soccer ball apple school red ribbon non smoking lung

April 2015

Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) Awareness Month
Date: April 2015
Location: National Health Observance
Description: STD Awareness Month is an annual observance to call attention to the impact of STDs and to promote STD testing across the country, especially among adolescents and young adults who account for nearly half of all STD cases.
Content Focus:  red ribbon

National Public Health Week
Date: April 6-12
Location: National Health Observance
Description: National Public Health Week, championed by the American Public Health Association (APHA), is an annual observance to recognize important contributions of public health. Each year, APHA develops a national campaign to educate the public, policymakers, and practitioners about public health issues.
Content Focus:  soccer ball apple school red ribbon non smoking lung

National Healthy Schools Day
Date: April 7
Location: National Health Observance
Audience: Since 2002 parents, teachers, school nurses, custodians, advocates, and agencies have promoted National Healthy Schools Day activities nationwide. Whether you are at the beginning stages of investigating school environments or have an established Indoor Air/Environmental Quality program, we invite you to host a local activity that educates others and celebrates your school’s successes.
Content Focus:  school soccer ball apple red ribbon non smoking lung

National Youth HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
Date: April 10
Location: National Health Observance
Audience: National Youth HIV/AIDS Awareness Day is a nationwide effort led by Advocates for Youth to acknowledge and address the needs of young people in the fight against HIV and AIDS. Youth across the nation will encourage their peers to get tested and fight the stigma around HIV.
Content Focus:  red ribbon

May 2015

National Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month
Date: May 2015
Location: National Health Observance
Description: National Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month (NTPPM) seeks to involve communities in supporting effective teen pregnancy prevention initiatives and promoting sexual health information and services.
Content Focus: school

June 2015

School-Based Health Alliance (SBHA) National School-Based Health Care Convention DASH Exhibit
Date: June 16-19
Location: Austin, TX
Audience: Professionals, advocates, and others who are devoted to improving health and access to healthcare of students through school-based health centers.
Content Focus: blue book soccer ball apple school red ribbon non smoking lung

2015 National PTA Convention and Expo DASH Exhibit
Date: June 25-28
Location: Charlotte, NC
Audience: PTA members and partners from across the U.S. including parents, students, teachers, administrators, and business and community leaders who are devoted to the educational success of children and the promotion of parent involvement in schools.
Content Focus: blue book school

National HIV Testing Day
Date:  June 27
Location: National Health Observance
Description: National HIV Testing Day is an annual observance to promote HIV testing. It is an important time for everyone to get involved. Take the Test, Take Control.
Content Focus: red ribbon

September 2015

19th Annual U.S. Conference On AIDS (USCA) DASH Exhibit
Date: September 10-13
Location: Washington, D.C.
Audience: HIV/AIDS case managers, physicians, public health workers, advocates, people living with HIV/AIDS, and policy-makers who come together to build national support networks and exchange the latest information to address the challenges of HIV/AIDS.
Content Focus: blue book red ribbon 

October 2015

American School Health Association (ASHA) Conference DASH Exhibit
Date: October 15-17
Location: Orlando, FL
Audience: ASHA members include individuals who come from a wide range of organizations with expertise in multiple disciplines related to school health, as well as ordinary citizens and parents who want to help transform all schools into places where every student learns and thrives.
Content Focus: blue book soccer ball apple school red ribbon non smoking lung

National Health Education Week
Date: October 19-23
Location: National Health Observance
Description: This celebration brings national attention to a major public health issue and promotes consumers' understanding of the importance of health education in promoting the public's health.
Content Focus: soccer ball apple school red ribbon non smoking lung

National Coalition of STD Directors (NCSD) Annual Meeting DASH Exhibit
Date: October 27-30
Location: Savannah, GA
Audience: ASHA members include individuals who come from a wide range of organizations with expertise in multiple disciplines related to school health, as well as ordinary citizens and parents who want to help transform all schools into places where every student learns and thrives.
Content Focus: blue book  red ribbon

November 2015

American Education Week
Date: November 16-20
Location: National Health Observance
Description: American Education Week presents all Americans with a wonderful opportunity to celebrate public education and honor individuals who are making a difference in ensuring that every child receives a quality education.
Content Focus: school

National Parent Involvement Day
Date: November 19
Location: National Health Observance
Description: National Parent Involvement Day is a call to action for parents to be an active part of their children's education and a day to recognize the service of dedicated school volunteers.
Content Focus: school

December 2015

World AIDS Day
Date: December 1
Location: National Health Observance
Description: World AIDS Day (WAD) is one of the most recognized international health days and a key opportunity to raise awareness, commemorate those who have passed on, and celebrate victories such as increased access to treatment and prevention services.
Content Focus: red ribbon

National HIV Prevention Conference (NHPC) DASH Exhibit
Date: December 6-9
Location: Atlanta, GA
Audience: The NHPC is the preeminent conference for state and local health departments, community based organizations, federal agencies, researchers, clinicians, people living with HIV and others to share the latest advancements, strategies and accomplishments in HIV prevention and care.
Content Focus: blue bookred ribbon 

 

 
  
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