National Latinx AIDS Awareness Day
HIV disproportionately affects Hispanic/Latino communities. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in 2016, Hispanics/Latinos accounted for 26% of the new HIV diagnoses in the United States and six dependent areas. Stigma, poverty, and limited access to health care are among the HIV-related challenges facing Hispanic/Latino communities.
Browse the links on this page to learn more about National Latinx AIDS Awareness Day and to find information about how HIV affects Hispanic/Latino communities.
The U.S. Government Observes National Latinx AIDS Awareness Day
National Latinx AIDS Awareness Day Webpages
HIV/AIDS-Related Research and Hispanics/Latinos
NIH Strategic Plan for HIV and HIV-Related Research (FY 2019-2020), from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Office of AIDS Research (OAR). The Plan describes NIH research priorities to prevent, treat, and eventually cure HIV/AIDS. Reducing health disparities is a crosscutting area of NIH research.
Clinical Trials Related to HIV/AIDS and Hispanics/Latinos: Research studies related to HIV/AIDS and Hispanics/Latinos, from the ClinicalInfo clinical trials search. For help with your search, call ClinicalInfo at 1-800-448-0440.
Published Research Related to HIV/AIDS and Hispanics/Latinos:
- Research within the past year, from PubMed.gov
- Research from the Education Resources Information Center (ERIC)
Additional Information and Resources
From the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Minority Health:
From the National Library of Medicine’s AIDSource: