HIV/AIDS Awareness Days

National Latinx AIDS Awareness Day

October 15, 2019

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 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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