National Latino AIDS Awareness Day


Valentina Stackl

Valentina Stackl

This year’s theme for the fifth annual NLAAD is United We Can Stop HIV and Prevent AIDS. According to the NLAAD organization, Latinos compromise about 15.3% of the U.S population but 24.3% (almost 1/4) of the new HIV infections in the US. Approximately 19% of Latinos living in the United States are living with HIV/AIDS. Only united can we resolve the adverse effects HIV/AIDS have on our community. Here are some touching stories of Latinos living with HIV/AIDS. Please join La Salud in the lobby of the School of Public Health tomorrow 10/15 from 10-1:30 for some interesting information.



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