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Hispanics and Latinos

Latinos are now the largest minority group in America. At some point in life, 1 in 36 Hispanic/Latino men will be diagnosed with HIV, as will 1 in 106 Hispanic/Latina women (1).


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Improving HIV Surveillance and Prevention Intervention Efforts among Hispanic or Latino Migrant Communities in United States-Mexico Border States: Arizona, California, New Mexico and Texas (PDF)
From CDC’s Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention

Fast Facts - HIV and AIDS among Latinos (PDF)
From CDC's Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention
December 10, 2013

Hoja Informativa - VIH y SIDA en Latinos (PDF)
From CDC's Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention

Reasons/Razones – HIV prevention campaign for Latino MSM
From CDC's Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention

Geographic Differences in HIV Infection Among Hispanics or Latinos—46 States and Puerto Rico, 2010
From CDC's MMWR Weekly October 12, 2012; / 61(40);805-810

Estimated Lifetime Risk for Diagnosis of HIV Infection Among Hispanics/Latinos—37 States and Puerto Rico, 2007
From CDC’s MMWR Weekly; October 15, 2010 / 59(40);1297-1301

Lo que deben saber los padres sobre la infección de la tuberculosis en los niños
From the New Jersey Medical School Global Tuberculosis Institute

Addressing HIV/AIDS Latino Perspectives and Policy Recommendations (PDF)
This document provides recommendations on how to develop programs and policies to effectively address the AIDS epidemic among Latinos. The report also encourages the development of Latino leadership and expertise inside of health departments at the state and local levels and within Federal agencies at the national level.

Resources from the Hispanic/Latino Consultation April 1-2, 2008
From CDC

Ethnographic Guides
From CDC's Division of Tuberculosis Elimination

Replicating Effective Programs Plus: ¡Cuídate!—A Culturally-Based Program to Reduce HIV Sexual Risk Behavior among Latino Youth
From CDC's Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics
Fact sheet from the Divisions of HIV/AIDS Prevention of the National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention En Español

The State of Latinos in HIV Prevention Community Planning (PDF)
Report from the Divisions of HIV/AIDS Prevention of the National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention

Systemic Review of HIV Behavioral Prevention Research in Latinos
From HIV InSite

Be Safe: A Cultural Competency Model for Latinos
From the AIDS Education and Training Center National Multicultural Center

Latinos and HIV/AIDS
From the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation



1 CDC, HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics. Atlanta: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; 2010. [cited 2011 March 3]. Available from: http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/hispanics/index.htm.




Page Last Updated: April 1, 2014

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