AIDSVu: Be a Superhero on National Latinx AIDS Awareness Day
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AIDSVu: Be a Superhero on National Latinx AIDS Awareness Day

National Latinx AIDS Awareness Day (NLAAD), observed each year on October 15, is an opportunity to raise awareness of the disproportionate impact that HIV has on the Latinx population in the United States. This year’s NLAAD theme, “Be a Superhero. Defeat HIV,” highlights the important role of both individuals and communities – a team of...

October 13, 2017October 13, 2017by
Dr. Tedd Ellerbrock: CDC’s AIDS Initiative saving millions of lives
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Dr. Tedd Ellerbrock: CDC’s AIDS Initiative saving millions of lives

Dr. Tedd Ellerbrock, HIV Care and Treatment Branch chief, Centers for Disease Control. Being diagnosed with HIV-AIDS used to be a death sentence; wiping out up to 30 percent of some sub-Saharan African communities. Today, more than 11 million people around the globe are living with the disease and a new lease on life, thanks...

September 1, 2017September 1, 2017by
“Olvidados”: A National Health Assessment of Latinos Growing Older with HIV
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“Olvidados”: A National Health Assessment of Latinos Growing Older with HIV

New York, New York. Wednesday, July 5th, 2017- The Latino Commission on AIDS and the Hispanic Health Network release a national report “Illuminating the Needs of the Forgotten “Olvidados”: A National Health Assessment of Hispanic/Latinos Growing Older with HIV”. The impetus for this assessment was our concern that current research does not adequately address the...

September 1, 2017September 1, 2017by
Trump Budget Will Create Challenges to Eliminate HIV & Hepatitis
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Trump Budget Will Create Challenges to Eliminate HIV & Hepatitis

New York City, NY, May, 24 2017 – President Donald Trump’s Fiscal Year 2018 budget proposal includes severe cuts to many HIV and HIV-related programs and no increases for hepatitis prevention. In response, the Latino Commission on AIDS is calling on Congress to reject the President’s budget and develop a budget that addresses the funding...

June 1, 2017June 1, 2017by
We’ll Defeat AIDS Con Ganas: #NLAAD Twitter Chat
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We’ll Defeat AIDS Con Ganas: #NLAAD Twitter Chat

October 15th marks the 14th annual observance of National Latinx AIDS Awareness Day (NLAAD)! HIV continues to have a disproportionate impact on many Hispanic/Latinx communities in the United States and six Dependent areas.  Hispanics/Latinx accounted for approximately 1 in 4 (24%) of individuals newly diagnosed with HIV during 2014. Barriers to healthcare access, fear, stigma,...

October 12, 2016October 12, 2016by
Survey on Health of HIV+ Adult Latinos
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Survey on Health of HIV+ Adult Latinos

The Latino Commission on AIDS is collecting information through an online survey to better understand the specific needs and concerns or the aging Hispanic/Latino population living with diagnosed HIV infection in the US and territories. The information learned will help inform future programs targeted to the needs of aging Latinos living with HIV/AIDS. The survey...

September 18, 2016September 20, 2016by