News & Events

Find the latest news and event information related to World AIDS Day.

World AIDS Day News

ABC News Live

December 1, 2022 – CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky shares what a world without HIV_AIDS would look like, by breaking stigmas and ending suffering in A World Without HIV is so Much Brighter.

CDC Media Statement

December 1, 2022 – CDC released this media statement: COVID-19 disruptions in HIV testing and prevention highlight need for innovation and investment before the next public health emergency.

Dear Colleague Letter

December 1, 2022 – CDC Drs. Burton and Neblett-Fanfair released a letter committing to a robust federal response to end the HIV epidemic and encouraging a continued commitment and partnership across communities.


December 1, 2022 – CDC released a new Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report article that examines trends in HIV services and outcomes during the COVID-19 pandemic.

White House Proclamation & Video

White House decorated with a large red ribbon in recognition of World AIDS Day

December 1, 2022 – President Biden released a proclamation on World AIDS Day and video message highlighting his recommitment to ending the HIV epidemic in the United States and around the world and honoring the 700,000 Americans lost to AIDS-related illnesses over the years.

2022 Let’s Stop HIV Together World AIDS Day Digital Toolkit
November 2, 2022 – The toolkit consists of sharable social media posts to help you or your organization raise awareness of HIV among people worldwide, encourage them to get tested, and know their prevention options. Organizations and agencies interested in cobranding materials can send inquiries to

AIDS Memorial Quilt Resumes 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.

World AIDS Day-Related Events

Reflections on 40 Years of HIV
David J. Sencer CDC Museum – Virtual Exhibit

Reflections on 40 Years of HIV
David J. Sencer CDC Museum – Virtual Exhibit