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Specific Populations: Hispanics/Latinos

HHS Action Plan to Reduce Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities PDF (1006 KB)

Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Report that contains an overview of racial and ethnic health disparities and information on the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Action Plan to Reduce Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities (“HHS Disparities Action Plan”).

http://www.minorityhealth.hhs.gov/npa/files/Plans/HHS/HHS_Plan_complete.pdf

HIV Among Hispanics/Latinos HTML

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Fact sheet that describes the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the Hispanic/Latino community, including statistics and challenges to prevention.

http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/risk/racialethnic/hispaniclatinos/index.html

HIV Among Latinos HTML

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Information about what Hispanics/Latinos can do to prevent contracting or spreading HIV.

http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/risk/racialethnic/hispaniclatinos/facts/index.html

National Latino AIDS Awareness Day HTML

Source: AIDSinfo

Information and links about National Latino AIDS Awareness Day and HIV/AIDS research and resources for the Hispanic/Latino population.

http://aidsinfo.nih.gov/education-materials/hiv-aids-awareness-days/169/national-latino-aids-awareness-day

National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services in Health Care PDF (283 KB)

Source: U.S. Office of Minority Health

Manual that describes the main principles of culturally and linguistically appropriate services in health care.

http://minorityhealth.hhs.gov/assets/pdf/checked/executive.pdf

Office of Minority Health HTML

Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Agency that develops health policies and programs to eliminate health disparities in racial and ethnic minorities.

http://www.minorityhealth.hhs.gov/#

Racial/Ethnic Disparities Among Children with Diagnoses of Perinatal HIV Infection --- 34 States, 2004--2007 HTML

Source: MMWR: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Report containing information on perinatal HIV infection rates in the United States, broken down by race/ethnicity.

http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm5904a2.htm?s_cid=mm5904a2_e

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