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HIV/AIDS Education and Outreach

Preventing the spread of HIV requires a comprehensive strategy that includes effective, sustained health education and health promotion programs. The goal of these programs is to reduce the risk of individuals becoming infected with HIV or, if already infected, infecting others.

CDC Prevention Programs
Education and Outreach Materials
Featured Education and Outreach Links

CDC Prevention Programs

The CDC’s Divisions of HIV/AIDS Prevention of the National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention maintains an HIV Prevention Programs section on its website,, which details its current HIV programs and provides links to current, relevant publications. These programs include:

Additional information on the importance of capacity building in health prevention programs is available from CDC’s Prevention Capacity Building website,

Education and Outreach Materials

The NPIN Education Materials Database is another source for materials related to prevention programs. The database, which is an extensive collection of HIV, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB-related prevention materials, can be searched for materials that will provide guidance on developing or enhancing your prevention program.

Featured Education and Outreach Links

Empower Young Men—videos on HIV prevention with young men of color who have sex with men
From CDC—Health Education in American Sign Language

AIDSinfo Fact Sheets
From AIDSinfo

United in Battling HIV/AIDS: A Guide to Understanding How Faith Communities Can Make a Difference (PDF)

Building Blocks to Peer Program Success: A Toolkit for Developing HIV Peer Programs
From the PEER Center

Building Blocks to Peer Success Peer Training Toolkit
From the PEER Center

Condom Distribution as a Structural Level Intervention
From CDC’s Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention

Compendium of Evidence-Based HIV Behavioral Interventions
From CDC's Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention

Education and Outreach in the Workplace (BRTA/LRTA)
Web site of the CDC's Business Responds to AIDS and Labor Responds to AIDS (BRTA/LRTA) programs, which help large and small businesses and labor unions meet the challenges of HIV/AIDS in the workplace and the community.

Page Last Updated: March 31, 2014

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