Where are We Headed? IAC 2014 theme of the day.

As the International AIDS Conference wraps up in Melbourne, Australia we are asked to ponder “Where are we headed?” Our CBA Specialists shine some light on where they believe the HIV field is moving henceforth… Use the comments section below to let us know where YOU think the HIV/AIDS field is going to!

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Where are we today? IAC 2014 theme of the day.

The 20th international AIDS conference is underway in Melbourne, Australia.  Once again global leaders, researchers, scientists, health care professionals, and advocates gather together to discuss the latest affairs in the HIV/AIDS global climate. Perspectives will be shared depicting where we are today in the continued siege of HIV/AIDS hoping that one day soon the personified virus will waive its white flag and resist no more. Excitedly waiting for reports back from the conference, I did a quick Google search for “HIV blogs” and found an endless laundry list of posts capturing different social and cultural facets of public health concerns. Continue reading

The meaning of community and saying “No More to Exclusion”

The meaning of community and saying “No More to Exclusion”

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No more to exclusion, bigotry and AIDS; a phrase running through the city streets and consciousness of Melbourne. Today in Melbourne the Global MSM Forum Summit was held as part of the precursor activities of the International AIDS Conference. It was held at the beautiful and majestic Town Hall giving an extra weight of solemnity to the proceedings.  For it was a packed house that sadly had a few slated speakers that died on Malaysian plane brought down over Ukraine.  The sessions thus began with a heavy heart and a minute of silence.

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And then there were a hundred!!!

We have posted our 100th blog article and we want to take a moment to thank all of our followers! The Institute for Hispanic Health Equity has been blogging for the past year with the intention of raising awareness and discussion on bridging the gap in health disparities throughout the United States and Puerto Rico. A big thank you to all our readers and followers for helping us spread the word!

In case you missed them, here are the top ten most popular articles as of today:

Please scroll bellow and take a look at what our followers are saying too…
THANK YOU!

Hot off the Press…

Challenge accepted! The bloggers of The Hispanic Health Equity have created a bookshelf containing an array of volumes that express our interests and favorite subjects to be published (crossing fingers here) as part of the BYOB(ookworm) Daily Prompt

Please scroll and read through, comment and let us know what you think…

Hispanics as the Sleeping Giant: By Miriam Vega

Hispanics as the Sleeping Giant
Written By: Miriam Vega
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We are Latino@ in the Deep South: By Erik Valera

We are Latin@ in the Deep South
Written By: Erik Valera
Follow @LatinoDeepSouth

Altered States: By Emily Klukas

Altered States
Written By: Emily Klukas

How to Deal with People and Stay Classy!: By Ruben Rios

How to Deal with People and Stay Classy!
Written By: Ruben Rios

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