October 15 is the 20th anniversary of National Latinx AIDS Awareness Day (NLAAD) and a recognition of the unique HIV-related challenges faced by the Hispanic/Latinx community. NLAAD is an opportunity to help address the disproportionate impact of HIV on Hispanic/Latinx communities, promote HIV testing, and stop HIV stigma.
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- Today is the 20th anniversary of National Latinx AIDS Awareness Day (#NLAAD). Learn about the disproportionate impact of #HIV on Hispanic/Latinx communities on @AIDSVu here: https://aidsvu.org/resources/deeper-look-hiv-among-hispanic-latinx-people/
- Discrimination against the Hispanic/Latinx community makes access to testing and treatment services difficult, despite Hispanic/Latinx people making up 29% of new HIV diagnoses. Learn more on @AIDSVu: https://aidsvu.org/resources/deeper-look-hiv-among-hispanic-latinx-people/
- October 15 is National Latinx AIDS Awareness Day. Join @AIDSVu to increase awareness and encourage #HIV prevention. Read more: https://aidsvu.org/resources/deeper-look-hiv-among-hispanic-latinx-people/
- 77% of Hispanic/Latinx people newly diagnosed with HIV acquired it through male-to-male contact. Discrimination and homophobia make access to healthcare for many living with HIV difficult. Read more: https://aidsvu.org/resources/deeper-look-hiv-among-hispanic-latinx-people/
- In 2022, Hispanic/Latinx people had the lowest rate of PrEP use among all races/ethnicities. Use @AIDSVu’s service locator to find PrEP services near you here: https://aidsvu.org/services/#/prep
- What we’re reading today: @AIDSVu’s interview with Luis Mares from @LatinoCommAIDS on the 20th anniversary of National Latinx AIDS Awareness Day. Read the full interview here: https://aidsvu.org/luis-mares-on-community-outreach-and-celebrating-the-20th-anniversary-of-nlaad/