Hands Up for #HIVprevention Campaign

Hands up for HIV prevention

World AIDS Day is December 1. Nine Circles Community Health Centre invites you to participate in UNAIDS’ Hands up for #HIV Prevention Campaign for a chance to win!

Campaign Details
The Hands up for #HIVprevention campaign explores different aspects of HIV prevention and how they relate to specific groups of people, such as adolescent girls and young women, key populations and people living with HIV. The campaign also offers people a space to express their views on what they think needs to be done to strengthen HIV prevention efforts. UNAIDS is asking people around the world to participate, so Nine Circles is encouraging individuals and organizations within Manitoba to join in, and will be offering prizes to sweeten the deal.

How to Participate

1. Create a submission. There are a few ways to get involved. Pick one or a combination

  • Submit a photograph of a word or short phrase written on the palm of your hand summarizing what we need to strengthen HIV prevention efforts here at home or around the world. For example: more condoms, empowerment, inclusion, pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), rights for women and girls. The photo can show just your palm or your palm and face.
  • Submit a short video message (maximum 30 seconds) explaining what in your view needs to be done to reduce new HIV infections in our community.
  • Submit a photo or video of a display you’ve put up in your office/organization about HIV prevention. We’ve included links to resources and UNAIDS’ campaign materials to help you create your display.

2. Share your submission on your social media account(s). Make sure to tag @ninecircleschc and use the #WorldAIDSDayMB hashtag. You can also upload your photo/video on the UNAIDS Facebook page to be a part of the larger campaign. Look for the event page specially created for the 2016 World AIDS Day #HIVprevention campaign

3. Ensure you’re entered in Nine Circles’ contest by emailing a screen shot, your photo or your video to ninecircles@ninecircles.ca by Friday, December 16. Winners will be chosen by random draw. We will award one prize to an individual and one prize to an organization, so in your email, please include which category you are entering along with your name/your organization.

For more details and resources to help you with your submission, download the Campaign Toolkit.