HIV/AIDS Awareness Days

National Latinx AIDS Awareness Day

October 15, 2018

HIV is a serious public health issue for the Hispanic/Latino community. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in 2016, Hispanics/Latinos accounted for 26% of new diagnoses of HIV in the United States and 6 dependent areas. Stigma, language barriers, and limited access to health care are among the factors that contribute to the higher rates of HIV infection in 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 the Hispanic/Latino community.


The U.S. Government Observes National Latinx AIDS Awareness Day

National Latinx AIDS Awareness Day Webpages

HIV/AIDS-Related Research and Hispanics/Latinos

FY 2018 Trans-NIH Plan for HIV-Related Research, 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. An overarching focus of NIH research is to better understand the interplay between HIV and race and ethnicity.

Clinical Trials Related to HIV/AIDS and Hispanics/Latinos: Research studies related to HIV/AIDS and Hispanics/Latinos, from the AIDSinfo clinical trials search. For help with your search, call AIDSinfo at 1-800-448-0440.

Published Research Related to HIV/AIDS and Hispanics/Latinos:

Additional Information and Resources

From CDC:
From the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Minority Health:
From the National Library of Medicine’s AIDSource:
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