The Red Pump Project 2014

Find out what The Red Pump Project has planned for 2014
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It’s All About Love! 

Love is in the air!  Love for ourselves and our bodies! Join us February 14 for the ultimate Valentine’s Day celebration–our virtual launch party to kick off our annual Rock the Red Pump® Campaign in honor of National Women and Girls HIV and AIDS Awareness Day on March 10. Expect lots of online fun, great information and more.  We can’t wait! 

New on the Red Pump Blog

USING SOCIAL MEDIA FOR HIV/AIDS WORK: A GOLDEN OPPORTUNITY
By Veronica Appleton, MA 

We live in a social age, breathe the same air as savvy influentials across the country, and speak the language of many women across the world who desire to have their voices heard. Each day young women are actively engaged in their communities through discussions at neighborhood block clubs, student activities on campus, in-class, at church and other youth programs to create change for the future. Read More.

Upcoming Red Pump Events

Join us as we commemorate National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day for an interactive evening of cocktails and conversations about the issues surrounding HIV/AIDS in our community. RSVP:

Atlanta, GA (February 8)

Dallas, TX (February 13)

Washington, DC (February 13)

Join us on the evening of March 22, 2014 in Chicago, IL for the 5th
annual  “Rock the RED” Fashion Show in commemoration of annual
National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. Rock the RED will
also be a celebration of the 5th anniversary of The Red Pump Project!

 

National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD) is an HIV testing and treatment community mobilization initiative for Blacks in the United States and across the Diaspora. Learn more by visiting nationalblackaidsday.org
 

 

Recent News

Researchers open door to new HIV therapy. A structural biologist and cell biologist have identified a new target for possible anti-AIDS drugs that would complement the current cocktail of drugs used to keep HIV in check. The target is a protein that interacts with an HIV protein, Nef, that slams the door to other viruses once a cell is infected. Read More.
 
Meet Hassan: HIV Counselor Reaches the Hard-to-Reach Communities in Nigeria. Riding donkeys, motorcycles, and bicycles and walking along rugged roads for long distances are just a part of Hassan Mohammad’s daily routine. Hassan is a community health extension worker and team lead of the HIV Testing and Counseling Unit at Tsafe General Hospital. Tsafe is an area located in Zamfara state in northwest Nigeria. It has several remote communities with an estimated population of over 90,000 people who have little or no access to hospital care. Read More

NIH research network finds many youth have high levels of HIV. More than 30 percent of young males who had sex with other males and who were subsequently enrolled in a government treatment and research network were found to have high levels of HIV, reported researchers from the National Institutes of Health and other institutions. The health status of the study participants, who ranged in age from 12 to 24 years, was monitored as part of their participation in the Adolescent Medicine Trials Network for HIV/AIDS Interventions (ATN)..Read More. 
 

 

Thank you!

Thanks for standing with us and other women around the world to recognize the impact of HIV/AIDS on women and girls. ♥ 

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