What is HIV awareness campaign?

What is HIV awareness campaign?

The Let’s Stop HIV Together campaign (formerly known as Act Against AIDS) includes resources and partnerships aimed at stopping HIV stigma and promoting HIV testing, prevention, and treatment. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) sponsors this campaign.

What is the name of the latest public health campaign focusing on HIV awareness?

Act Against AIDS™ focuses on raising HIV awareness among all Americans, and reducing the risk of infection among the hardest-hit populations – gay and bisexual men of all races; African Americans; Latinos; and other communities disproportionately affected.

How can you spread awareness about HIV AIDS?

Talk to local community and regional radio as well as newspapers about doing stories that will educate people about prevention, non-discrimination and care. Ask for space to run a talk show or advice column on HIV and AIDS. Ask them to interview people living with HIV and AIDS and their families.

Why is it important to raise awareness about HIV?

Practise safer sex to help prevent the spread of HIV. Get tested if you think you’ve put yourself at risk, as early diagnosis and treatment is important.

Can social media promote HIV/AIDS in Nigeria?

In Nigeria, cell phone service providers can collaborate with HIV activists and social media practitioners to build the capacity of social media advocates to use the tools of Social Media: Facebook, Badoo, YouTube, Whatsup, Twitter, Goggle etc. for spread, reach out and reinforce HIV prevention message.

What are the major campaigns for HIV/AIDS awareness?

Such major campaigns include Projects” AIDs Memorial Quit; the World AIDs Campaign, ONE and Red, have attracted celebrity appearances. Social Media has particularly promoted HIV/AIDs awareness campaigns.

How can social media and mainstream media help in HIV/AIDS awareness campaigns?

In fighting the menace of the disease, a medley of mainstream and social media can create maximum impact on HIV/AIDs awareness campaigns, depending on the target audience. The fight requires vision, dedication and commitment. Building partnership is key because HIV/AIDs affects all segments of society.

Should government agencies mainstream HIV/AIDS programs in Nigeria?

With specific reference to Nigeria, Government Agencies should mainstream HIV/AIDs into their Programmes. Already, MTN, Globacom, Etisalat, Airtel and other major internet service providers are sponsoring programmes to that effect. They should collaborate with State media savvy youths to intensify the campaign for HIV prevention.