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February 2014

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.
Content Focus: red ribbon

The School Superintendents Association (AASA) National Conference on Education DASH Exhibit
Date: February 13-15, 2014
Location: Nashville, TN
Audience: School superintendents from across the United States who work to improve public education and champion children and adolescent causes in school districts nationwide.
Content Focus: blue book school

March 2014

National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
Date: March 10
Location: National Health Observance
Description: National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day is a nationwide observance that encourages people to take action in the fight against HIV/AIDS and raise awareness of its impact on women and girls.
Content Focus: red ribbon

National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
Date: March 20
Location: National Health Observance
Description: National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day is a nationwide effort designed to promote testing in Native communities, raise awareness of the impact of HIV/AIDS on this community, and decrease HIV/AIDS associated stigma.
Content Focus:   red ribbon

Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine Annual Meeting DASH Exhibit
Date: March 23-26
Location: Atlanta, GA
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

LGBT Health Awareness Week
Date: March 26-30
Location: National Health Observance
Audience: LGBT Health Awareness Week is a call to action for community members, advocates, and service providers to recognize health and wellness as an essential part of the social justice movement for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals and families.
Content Focus:  red ribbon school

April 2014

Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) Awareness Month
Date: April 2014
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 7-13
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:  red ribbon soccer ball apple 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 2014

National Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month
Date: May 2014
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

National Asian and Pacific Islander/AIDS Awareness Day
Date: May 19
Location: National Health Observance
Description: National Asian and Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day is a nationwide effort led by The Banyan Tree Project to end the silence and shame surrounding HIV/AIDS in the Asian and Pacific Islander communities.
Content Focus: red ribbon

June 2014

STD Prevention Conference DASH Exhibit
Date: June 9-12
Location: Atlanta, GA
Audience: Domestic and international STD and HIV prevention program managers, researchers, public health authorities, clinicians and advocates who are committed to high-quality STD/HIV prevention and care.
Content Focus: blue book red ribbon

National HIV Testing Day
Date:  June 27
Location: National Health Observance
Description: NHTD 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

School-Based Health Alliance (SBHA) National School-Based Health Care Convention DASH Exhibit
Date: June 29-July 2
Location: Seattle, WA
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 school

October 2014

National Latino AIDS Awareness Day
Date: October 15
Location: National Health Observance
Description: National Latino AIDS Awareness Day (NLAAD) is a national community mobilization and social marketing initiative that unites the Hispanic/Latino community in efforts to raise awareness about HIV/AIDS and promote HIV testing, prevention and education.
Content Focus: red ribbon

National Health Education Week
Date: October 20-24
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: school

November 2014

National Parent Involvement Day
Date: November 20
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 2014

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


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