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Dr. Oxiris Barbot Appointed NYC Health Commissioner. Deserved Appointment and our warmest congratulations.
New York, NY, December 20, 2018 - New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, along with First lady Chirlane McCray announced yesterday Dr. Oxiris Barbot's appointment as New York City Health Commissioner...

Investing in Trans-led Community Based Organizations on Organizational Development Empowers Transgender Communities
New York, NY, December 20, 2018. As we close 2018, we want to share a unique capacity building and technical assistance program that works with Trans-led and Trans-serving organizations in New York City....

Luis Scaccabarrozzi Appointed to Hepatitis C Elimination Task Force in New York State
New York, NY, November 6, 2018 - Governor Andrew Cuomo announced in October the New York State (NYS) Task Force for Hepatitis C Elimination...

National Latinx AIDS Awareness Day (NLAAD) 2018 was Commemorated Nationally
This year's NLAAD was honored in more than 70 cities in over 27 states and U.S. territories with a variety of events that promoted HIV testing, prevention options (consistent use of condoms and PrEP), and the benefits of HIV treatment (U=U)...

National Latinx AIDS Awareness Day 2018, "Ending HIV is Everyone's Job."
New York, NY, September 24, 2018 - This year's theme focuses on the tools available to address HIV in our communities and it wanted to be simple, direct and powerful. ...

KnowNOW and The Latino Commission on AIDS Establish Strategic Partnership
New York, NY, September 19, 2018 - KnowNow and the Latino Commission on AIDS announced today in New York City their agreement to establish a groundbreaking private/community partnership....

Important meeting to address the HIV crisis among Hispanics/Latinx.
New York, NY-August 29, 2018. On Monday August 27 an important national meeting took place in Atlanta, GA to address the HIV crisis affecting Hispanics/Latinx. The meeting hosted by the National Hispanic Medical Association, included individuals...

The Latino AIDS crisis you don't see: We need to do more; lives are at risk
The U.S. Latino community faces an HIV/AIDS crisis, but chances are, you didn't know. Over the past years, the estimated rate of new HIV infections overall in the U.S. have fallen steadily ...

New York City Department of Health Launches "¡LISTOS! First-Ever and Historic PrEP Campaign Conceived in Spanish
New York City, May 17, 2018 - The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH), in partnership with the Latino Commission on AIDS (LCOA), launched "¡Listos!", a sex-positive social marketing campaign

Do you know PrEP Providers that are serving Hispanic/Latinx Communities?
We're respectfully request your assistance to identify the name of medical providers, clinics, community centers who are providing services to Latino communities.

Guillermo Chacon invited to speak at the 5th annual SYNChronicity National Conference April 22-24, 2018 in Washington, DC.
New York, NY, April 18, 2018. The SYNChronicity National Conference planning committee has invited Guillermo Chacon to join a distinguished panel on Monday, April 23, 2018 during the second plenary session ...

New York Community Groups Call on City, State, Federal Actors to Increase Funding for Tuberculosis
New York, March 22, 2018 - African Services Committee, FPWA, Hispanic Federation, Hispanic Health Network, Housing Works, Latino Commission on AIDS, the New York Immigration Coalition, and Treatment Action Group call on New York City...

Successful Reunion Latina Training Institute in Albany, New York
-Powerful Latino Health Legislative Educational Days

New York, March 19, 2018. The week of March 12, the NYS Latino Health Advocacy Network conducted successful Legislative Educational Days in Albany, New York. The delegation met with members of Governor Andrew Cuomo's administration...

Governor Cuomo Announces Statewide Expansion of Enhanced Rental Assistance Program To Increase Access To Affordable Housing For New Yorkers Living With HIV/AIDS
March 16, 2018 - Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced he is advancing a statewide expansion of the HIV/AIDS Services...
Chelsea Sexual Health Clinic Reopens After an Extensive Expansion and Modernization of Its Historic Building
March 15, 2018 - The Health Department today announced the official reopening of the Chelsea Sexual Health Clinic ...
AIDSVu Releases First-Ever Data on PrEP Users by State Across the U.S.
March 6, 2018 - Today, AIDSVu released the first-ever interactive state-level maps visualizing a 73 percent average annual increase in persons using PrEP across the U.S.
Latino Commission on AIDS Launches Study of Healthcare Engagement Needs of Latino Gay and Bisexual Men Living with HIV/AIDS
February 20, 2018 - Today, the Latino Commission on AIDS announced an innovative research study to explore the patterns of retention and engagement...
Governor Cuomo Outlines Fiscal year 2019 Budget
New York, NY January 22, 2018- Middle of January Governor Andrew M. Cuomo made public for fiscal year 2019 his Executive Budget, which continues the state's efforts to deliver on the promise of progressive government...
Welcome and Best Wishes to
Dr. Mitchell H. Katz, the New President of NYC Health+ Hospitals

New York, January 9, 2018. The Latino Commission on AIDS and the Hispanic Health Network congratulates Dr. Mitchell H. Katz on his new role as President of NYC Health +Hospitals...

Important HIV Resources
What you need to know about HIV/AIDS.
PrEP and PEP
PrEP and PEP are 2 ways to reduce the chance of being infected with HIV. It involves taking anti-HIV medication.
Tips to manage HIV/AIDS so people can lead a normal life.
HIV/AIDS among Latinos
Recent data about rates of infection in the Latino community in the U.S.
HIV/AIDS education & prevention
Research articles about education and prevention of HIV/AIDS in the
Latino community.
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Latinos in the Deep South
Strengthening the the public health infrastructure for the growing Latino population in the southern states.
Tratamiento Ahora
A four days training in Spanish about HIV/AIDS prevention, transmission, treatment, and related health topics.
Hands United
Assisting community-based organizations in targeting, developing and sustaining HIV prevention programs for vulnerable populations.
National Latino AIDS Awareness Day promotes HIV testing and prevention education nationwide.
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