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Pride In Our Health

Aug 14, 2019

There is no doubt that we’ve made incredible progress in the battle against HIV and AIDS. Thanks to medical advancements like anti-retroviral therapy as treatment and PrEP as a hugely effective preventative measure, AIDS is no longer the death sentence it once was and the number of new infections is at an all-time low. Yet research shows that for many, these life-saving advancements have not been accessible. In the Latinx community, as in other communities of color, infection rates remain high and fewer people are getting the care they need to thrive. Why do these disparities exist, and how can we work to improve HIV prevention resources for Latinx people?

This episode's guest is Ricky Holguin, Bilingual Outreach Navigator at Fenway Health.