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HIV Among Hispanics/Latinos

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HIV continues to be a serious threat to the health of the Hispanic/Latino community. In 2015, Hispanics/Latinos accounted for about one quarter of all new diagnoses of HIV in the United States, despite representing about 18% of the total US population.

5 Ways You Can Be Greater Than AIDS

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This poster states five ways people can advocate and prevent HIV: Know, Talk, Protect, Test & Treat, and Take Action. Each section of the poster gives specific examples for each topic.

10 Preguntas Sobre el Embarazo y el VIH

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This pamphlet provides information for pregnant women in the form of responses to 10 questions about HIV. It discusses whether a pregnant woman needs to be tested for HIV and why, how the disease is transmitted from mother to baby, what can be done for a pregnant woman with HIV infection and for the baby, when should a pregnant woman begin prenatal care and the benefits of prenatal care, whether the pregnant woman should be tested for other STDs, how to prevent HIV, and what else a woman can do to stay healthy. The pamphlet also gives contact information for public health agencies.

Analisis del VIH

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This information sheet uses a question and answer format to provide general information about HIV antibody testing process. When HIV infects the body, the immune system produces antibodies to counteract this infection. It is these antibodies that are detected in the HIV testing process. The information sheet explains how people can get tested for HIV and when they should get tested.

HIV Care Continuum for the United States and Puerto Rico

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This slide set provides information on HIV care continuum for the United States and Puerto Rico. Slides topics include: national HIV care continuum; prevalence-based continuum; diagnosis-based continuum; linkage to care; black/African Americans living with HIV infection; and Hispanic/Latinos living with HIV infection. This slide set is also available in PowerPoint PPT at:

Optimizing Treatment and Treatment as Prevention (TasP): Qualitative Research Report

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This report reflects the findings of qualitative research completed to explore knowledge, benefits, barriers, and other factors that influence HIV treatment and focusedg on one of the key recommendations that resulted from a previous round of research: improving treatment literacy (including treatment as prevention or TasP). This research was comprised of two focus groups and two community forums, which took place in Washington D.C.

Latinos and HIV/AIDS

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This information sheet discusses the epidemiology of HIV/AIDS among U.S. Latinos, and explains that the epidemic has had a disproportionate impact on Latino young adults. Latinos account for 21 percent of new HIV infections, 19 percent of people living with HIV disease in 2010, and 21 percent of new AIDS diagnoses in 2011. It provides statistics to show key trends and current cases among Latinos in general, as well as among women and young people.

HIV Among U.S. Youth 2014

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This infographic illustrates the status of HIV among American youth. It states that youth make up six percent of the people living with HIV in the United States. It also states that schools have direct contact with 50 million youth and that they play an important role in guiding youth to make healthy choices.

HIV Among Women

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This information sheet discusses the epidemiology of HIV among women in the United States, highlighting that 23 percent of people living with HIV at the end of 2011. It provides surveillance data for HIV infection among US women, HIV/AIDS diagnoses and death in 2013, and prevention challenge. The information sheet also describes what the CDC is doing to prevent HIV by incorporating effective culture-and gender-relevant material into current HIV interventions.


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