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ACT UP members shout protests and hold placards.

Courtesy Donna Binder

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AIDS ACTIVISM

ACT UP was one of many organizations launched all around the world to challenge discrimination against people with AIDS. On May 21, 1990 ACT UP “stormed the NIH” to protest the slow pace of research and the limited number of drugs available to treat the disease.

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GUEST COLUMN

Sarah Schulman is an award-winning novelist and an AIDS activist and former member of the AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power (ACT UP).

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Based on an exhibition at the National Library
of Medicine

ONLINE ACTIVITIES & RESOURCES

ONLINE ACTIVITIES & RESOURCES

Test your knowledge of the world of global health in online activities, and take this topic into the classroom with resources for students and teachers.

DOWNLOADS

Hear more about global health topics from leaders and advocates featured in the exhibition.

GET INVOLVED

GET INVOLVED
Getting involved starts here. Find out what you can do to tackle the issues you care about.

VISIT

VISIT
The Installation at the National Institutes of Health has closed. See the Traveling Exhibition at a library near you.