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2011

News Coverage

The Link: AIDS Rise On An Alarming Rate Among Indo-American Women (June 4, 2011)

ACTUP.org: Rise in HIV among Asian American women (June 3, 2011)

TruthDive: Rise in HIV Among Asian American women (June 2, 2011)

MAP for Health Celebrates 15th Anniversary with Iron Chef-style Cook Off (May 27, 2011)

India-West: HIV/AIDS Shows Alarming Rise Among Asian American Women (PDF) (May 27, 2011)

Nichi Bei: Increase in HIV contraction in APIs, especially among women (May 26, 2011)

Oakland Local: AIDS, HIV a growing concern among Asians & Pacific Islander women in US (May 24, 2011)

Contra Costa Times: Pride and Joy (May 22, 2011)

Long Beach Press-Telegram: Pride and Joy (May 22, 2011)

KHON-2 News: HIV on the rise with Asian & Pacific Islander Women (May 20, 2011)

Channel APA: National APA HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (May 19, 2011)

Well Commons: May 19 is National Asian & Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (May 19, 2011)

Public Health Evolved: How to Save Face (May 19, 2011)

KQED News: Advocates Say More Asian American Women Need HIV Testing (Audio) (May 18, 2011)

New America Media: Saving Face Can't Make API Women Safe (May 18, 2011)

World Journal: HIV Infection Rates Surge Among A&PI Women (Chinese) (May 18, 2011)

Sing Tao Daily: AIDS research and women (May 18, 2011)

Angry Asian Man: 2011 API HIV/AIDS Awareness Day PSA (May 18, 2011)

KTSF-26 News: Press Conference and Panel Discussion (In Chinese with Video) (May 17, 2011)

KCBS Radio: New HIV Statistics Alarm San Francisco Officials (Audio) (May 17, 2011)

2010

News Coverage
Statement from Dr. Howard Koh, Assistant Secretary for Health Regarding National Asian & Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News, May 19, 2010)

National Asian & Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (Human Rights Campaign Back Story, May 19, 2010)

National API HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, May 19 (Angry Asian Man, May 19, 2010)

National Asian & Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (Bilerico Project, May 19, 2010)

Commemorating National Asian & Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (San Diego Gay & Lesbian News, May 19, 2010)

Today, May 19, is National Asian and Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (AIDS.gov, May 19, 2010)

Today is National Asian & Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (Boing Boing, May 19, 2010)

Encouraging Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders to Talk About HIV/AIDS (White House, Office of National AIDS Policy, May 18, 2010)

May 19: National Asian & Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (AIDS.gov, May 18, 2010)

May 19: National Asian & Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (Current, May 18, 2010)

HIV Care Denied to Most MSM in Asia-Pacific Region (POZ.com, May 18, 2010)

1 in 3 Asians, Pacific Islanders with HIV don't know it (The Garden Island, May 17, 2010)

May 19: National Asian & Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (LGBT News, May 13, 2010)

HIV Awareness Day Focuses on Risks to Asian Youth (Philippine News, May 7, 2010)

Statement of Anthony S. Fauci, M.D. Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases National Institutes of Health on National Asian & Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NAIAD, May 13, 2010)

Saving face can't make you safe (Lifelube Blog, May 13, 2010)

And now, a very important announcement (Secret Asian Man, May 12, 2010)

2009

News Coverage
Rooted in Acceptance (Sampan, June 5, 2009)

Real life hero from "Heroes" honored on Asian Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (Asian Week, May 22, 2009)

The Triple Minority: Asian, Gay and HIV Positive (New American Media, May 20, 2009)

Island Roots Educates Oahu’s Teens about HIV/AIDS (Honolulu Advertiser, May 13, 2009)

2008

News Coverage
GLAAD Blog Picks Up Transgender PSA (December 3, 2008)

NEWS Rx Talks About Transgender PSA (December 1, 2008)

Social Vibe Blog Picks Up Transgender PSA (December 1, 2008)

Asian Nation Blog Picks Up Transgender PSA (December 1, 2008)

Medical News Today Article About Transgender PSA (November 27, 2008)

San Francisco Bay Times: Banyan Tree Project & Bloom (May 22, 2008)

Examiner.com: Nancy Pelosi on the 4th Annual HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (May 21, 2008)

Thompson/Reuters: Banyan Tree Project Public Service Announcement Press Release (May 20, 2008)

2006

News coverage

May 18, 2006 - Site Visit and Press Conference by Vice Admiral Richard Carmona MD, US Surgeon General

API brings attention to AIDS stigma- Bay Area Reporter
http://www.ebar.com/news/article.php?sec=news&article=867

Surgeon general emphasizes prevention during SF visit- Bay Area Reporter
http://www.ebar.com/news/article.php?sec=news&article=862

May 19, 2006 - National Asian & Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day :: Awareness Art Show and MIX '06

A&PI Wellness Celebrates 20 Yrs-San Francisco Bay Times
http://www.sfbaytimes.com/?sec=article&article_id=5034

NIH
http://www.nih.gov/news/pr/may2006/niaid-17.htm

API center hosts AIDS awareness events-Bay Area Reporter
http://www.ebar.com/news/article.php?sec=news&article=842

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
http://www3.niaid.nih.gov/about/directors/news/api06.htm

Others:
25 years into AIDS epidemic, SF examines its system of care-Bay Area Reporter
http://www.ebar.com/news/article.php?sec=news&article=869

AIDS at 25: And the band continues to plays on
http://www.insidebayarea.com/localnews/ci_3891058

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2005

Media advisories and press releases

1st Annual Asian and Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day May 19, 2005,
Empress Pavilion, Chinatown, Los Angeles

Wednesday, June 22, 2005

Pacific Time's Nguyen Qui Duc interviews Executive Director, John Manzon-Santos, Board member Cecilia Chung together with her mother Dawning Chung about living with HIV as a Chinese family and confronting multiple layers of stigma. This special segment aired on KQED on May 19, 2005, to commemorate the 1st National Asian & Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
May 19, 2005

SF media alert
Tuesday, May 3, 2005

Massachusetts Asian & Pacific Islanders for Health and the Banyan Tree Project Announce May 19, 2005 “First Annual Asian & Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day”
Tuesday, May 3, 2005

The First National Asian & Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day Takes Root in San Francisco
Monday, May 2, 2005

Asian Health Coalition and the Banyan Tree Project Announce “First Annual Asian & Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day”
Sunday, May 1, 2005

Media

ABC-CBN International Coverage of Press Conference of Surgeon General of United State Richard Carmona on May 18, 2006 &2nd annual national Aisan & Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day on May 19, 2006 (12MB QuickTime movie)

Comcast John Santos Interview (19MB QuickTime movie)

KNBR (14MB MP3 Audio)

KNHK (37MB QuickTime movie)

ABC (40MB QuickTime movie)

KQED Pacific Time (13MB MP3 Audio)

One Life - API Day (107MB QuickTime movie)

One life - Chi Nei Tsang (103MB QuickTime movie)

Realaudio Interview (3MB MP3 Audio)

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