TITLE

National Latino AIDS Awareness Day -- October 15, 2008

PUB. DATE
October 2008
SOURCE
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;10/10/2008, Vol. 57 Issue 40, p1105
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article announces that October 15 is National Latino AIDS Awareness Day (NLAAD). Such event aims to increase awareness of the disproportionate effects of HIV/AIDS in the Hispanic or Latino population in the U.S. It is also a day for promoting increased HIV testing. It has been found that in 2006, Hispanics accounted for approximately 14.8% of the U.S. population but only 18.4% of them received a diagnosis.
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34881932

 

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