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World AIDS Day 2023 Roundup from

December 7, 2023 – Several important messages and new resources were shared to commemorate World AIDS Day 2023. Read about the World AIDS Day 2023 Key Messages and New Resources.

Interviews for World AIDS Day

December 1, 2023 – Dr. Robyn Neblett Fanfair, Acting Director of CDC's Division of HIV Prevention, provided World AIDS Day interviews on iHeartRadio: World AIDS Day, Veteran Suicide Report & Holiday Spending Tips and for Scripps News: 35 years ago, World AIDS Day was created to raise awareness.

White House Proclamation

November 30, 2023 – President Biden issued A Proclamation on World AIDS Day, 2023.

World AIDS Day 2023 Letter

November 29, 2023 – Jonathan H. Mermin, MD, MPH, and Robyn Neblett Fanfair, MD, MPH, shared a letter to colleagues emphasizing the collective commitment to ending the HIV epidemic and to honor the lives lost to HIV.

AIDS Memorial Quilt In-Person Displays

Communities can now request to display blocks of the AIDS Memorial Quilt, which weighs 54 tons in total and features 50,000 panels dedicated to nearly 150,000 individuals.


Dec. 4, 2023 (Online Event)

Conversation with and Harold J. Phillips and Harold J. Phillips, MRP, Director of the White House Office of National AIDS Policy, conducted a Livestream conversation highlighting World AIDS Day activities and honoring those we've lost throughout the HIV epidemic.

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Dec. 1, 2023 (Video)

HIV and the Politics of Race: The Minority AIDS Initiative at 25

The inaugural Health Opportunities for Policy Equity (HOPE) Challenge breakfast forum on "HIV and the Politics of Race: The Minority AIDS Initiative at 25." This special event was held on World AIDS Day (December 1, 2023) at the newly opened Johns Hopkins Bloomberg Center located at 555 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, in Washington D.C.

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Dec. 1, 2023 (Instagram)

The Future of HIV Prevention and Care for Black Women

CDC's Dr. Robyn Neblett Fanfair (Acting Director of CDC's Division of HIV Prevention), Linda Goler Blount (President of the Black Women's Health Imperative), and Emory's Dr. Whitney S. Rice spoke on Instagram Live with Christal Jordan of Rolling Out about, "The Future of HIV Prevention and Care for Black Women."

Instagram: @stophivtogether

Dec. 1, 2023 (X/Twitter)

Twitter Chat with the National Hispanic Medical Association

NHMA and CDC's Let's Stop HIV Together clinical ambassador Dr. Joseph Cherabie chatted for World AIDS Day.

X (Twitter): #NHMAHIVChat

Dec. 1, 2023 (Online Event)

World AIDS Day #WorkingPositively Event

The #WorkingPositively initiative's World AIDS Day event was held at SAP headquarters. SAP, IBM, HRC, and CDC's Let's Stop HIV Together ambassadors shared comments about reducing HIV stigma.

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Dec. 1, 2023 (Instagram)

World AIDS Day Instagram Live on @monotrepao

CDC's Let's Stop HIV Together ambassadors conducted an Instagram live discussion on eliminating HIV stigma. Together ambassador Andres moderated the conversation, which also highlighted the importance of HIV testing and available prevention and treatment options.

Instagram: @monotrepao

Nov. 30, 2023 (Instagram)

NIKE PRIDE Fireside Chat

CDC's Let's Stop HIV Together ambassadors, Asia Sullivan and Dr. James Simmons, joined NIKE's Pride Network for a discussion about HIV stigma and dispelling myths about HIV. Watch Asia and Dr. Simmons' on-the-ground coverage from the event.

Instagram: @AskTheNP | @CoutureInClinic

Ongoing Virtual Exhibit

Forty Years of Progress: Reflections on 40 Years of HIV

The David J. Sencer CDC Museum remembers the more than 32 million people who have died from HIV worldwide since the start of the global epidemic, and the 38 million people currently living with HIV.

Visit the Exhibit