National Latino AIDS Awareness Day 2009
In general, Latinos in the United States are the second-most affected ethnic group (after African Americans) by HIV/AIDS. In particular, Latino men who have sex with men and Latinas are at high risk.
To mark the occasion, two major initiatives have been launched. The Latino Commission on AIDS today published a Spanish-language version of its website. Univision Communications in partnership with the Kaiser Family Foundation also today added a new series of videos to its “Soy” HIV/AIDS public service announcements, which were released last year.
Here’s a compilation video of the new “Soy” video series:
Know your HIV status, get tested! If you’re HIV negative, learn how to stay that way. If you’re HIV positive, learn how to stay healthy.