2022 World AIDS Day and Indigenous AIDS Awareness Week


World AIDS Day is (December 1) and Indigenous AIDS Awareness Week is December 1-7. You and your communities can share resources and attend events to

  • remember the people who have died, and their unique places within HIV/AIDS communities
  • honour the experiences of people living with HIV and AIDS
  • share knowledge about HIV
  • remember historical social action that made possible the social change we fight for today
  • drive for the changes we want to see for a better world.



Shares and Resources

CAAN events and resources

PAN’s World AIDS Day and Indigenous AIDS Awareness Week Message

From AIDS Canada: This World AIDS Day, over 50 Canadian community groups and organizations have united as partners to raise awareness about HIV in Canada. Visit AIDS Canada website to learn about scheduled events, landmarks that will be lit up red, available resources, their partners’ work, and more!

CATIE Resources for World AIDS Day

Inequalities are blocking the end of the AIDS pandemic, say new UN report
The new UNAIDS report, Dangerous Inequalities unpacks the impact on the AIDS response of gender inequalities, of inequalities faced by key populations, and of inequalities between children and adults. “The world will not be able to defeat AIDS while reinforcing patriarchy,” said UNAIDS Executive Director Winnie Byanyima.

World AIDS Day Message from Winnie Byanyima, Executive Director of UNAIDS

UNAIDS World AIDS Day information

World Health Organization World AIDS Day 2022: Equalize



BC events


There will be giveaways, food, and hot chocolate as well as a lot of information.







Things can change quickly, so check our Member Organizations page to find the group nearest you and contact them for updates.

See AIDS Canada information for events around the country.


In the News


Yellowknife hosting pop-up syphilis-HIV clinic on World Aids Day

Ireland will Glow Red this World AIDS Day to fight HIV stigma

AIDS Committee of Cambridge, Kitchener & Waterloo Area collecting, knitting red scarves for World AIDS day

Remember those of us living with AIDS on World AIDS Day and every day



Do you have something to share with other PAN members and our community allies? Please email it to Janet Madsen: [email protected] 

Communities, Allies, and Networks (CAAN) will be sharing information about Indigenous AIDS Awareness Week events on their Facebook page.