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The Indian Health Service, through the HIV/AIDS Program , is addressing the problem of HIV/AIDS by supporting and expanding HIV prevention, testing, and treatment activities throughout Indian Country, with IHS, Tribal, and Urban (I/T/U) partners.
Funds for this project were provided by the IHS HIV/AIDS Program through the Secretary's Minority AIDS Initiative (SMAIF) . Technical assistance was provided by Project Red Talon at Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board (NPAIB).
To find out more about HIV and where to go to get tested, visit your local clinic or hivtest.org
Native. Tested. Proud. HIV Testing Promotional Campaign
The "Native. Tested. Proud." campaign includes downloadable promotional materials that you may use for your own HIV testing campaigns. Included are a logo, insert cards to be inserted into "snag bags'" and posters aimed at teens and adults, and radio ads, below.
The Indian Health Service National HIV/AIDS Program created a campaign and materials to promote routine HIV Testing for American Indians and Alaska Natives (AI/AN). The campaign was developed in 2008 by AI/AN and Native Hawaiian partners and community members, who sought to develop a Native-specific media campaign promoting routine HIV testing.
- Logos you may use on your own local print materials and promotional items (T-shirts, key chains, etc.) [PDF - 208 KB]
- "Snag Bag" Insert Cards [PDF - 73 KB]
- Window Cling/Bumper Sticker art [PDF - 43 KB]
- Radio PSAs – Two 30 second radio public service announcements were recorded.
- Print ads and flyers, with versions for
CDC ACTS Against AIDS Campaign
From the CDC, two campaigns, "Let's Stop AIDS Together" and "HIV Treatment Works," both part of their larger "Act Against AIDS" campaign, raise awareness about HIV and its impact on the lives of all Americans, including American Indians and Alaska Natives. Three posters and videos tell the stories of AI/ANs living with HIV:
- Shana's Story (Let's Stop AIDS Together)
- Sharon's Story (HIV Treatment Works)
- Tommy's Story (Let's Stop AIDS Together)
Video and Audio Downloads
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