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Notificación Sobre ETS a Parejas: ¿Y en Cuanto a Sus Parejas?

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This pamphlet provides information about how to talk to a partner after an STD diagnosis. It discusses the need to communicate to partners; how to tell them; how to answer partners' questions; and how to provide further protection to themselves and their partners.

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.

Assessing for the Future: HIV Health Care and Community Needs among Latino, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Individuals in the Twin Cities Area

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This report, based on a rapid community assessment, is meant to be a guide for improvements in HIV prevention, treatment,and supportive services for the Latino gay, bisexual, and men who have sex with men in the Twin Cities metro area. The assessment was taken from from 22 interviews with Latino gay or bisexual men, and transgender women (Latino GBT), 13 of which were living with HIV/AIDS.

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: http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/ppt/Continuum_Surveillance.pptx.

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.

HCSP Fact Sheet: Hepatitis C and U.S. Hispanics

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This information sheet explains that the number of Hispanics with hepatitis C (2.6%) is higher than the number of people with hepatitis C in the general population (1.3%). It also states that hepatitis C disease progression has been shown to be faster in Hispanics than in non-Hispanic whites. The fact sheet describes treatment of hepatitis C, which has been found to be as effective in Hispanics as it is in other groups.

Mayores y Mas Sabios: Los Muchos Rostros del VIH

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This booklet is a companion of a video DVD of the same name and is meant to make the general public aware of the HIV prevention and treatment needs faced by older adults, as well as dispel myths about older persons and sexual behavior. The booklet presents eight character profiles and should be used to: present factual information and talking points; serve as a guide to encourage long-term commitment to behavior change; encourage facilitator participation; cultivate critical thought and leadership skills.

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