HIV/AIDS & Latinos: Prevention and Health

This forum was simultaneously translated into English and Spanish.
This forum was held on June 23, 2010 at the Women's Building at 3543 28th St.  You can download the executive summary of the forum (PDF, 220KB).

Knowing your HIV status is the key to staying healthy and preventing the spread of HIV. In anticipation of HIV Testing Day (June 27), please join the San Francisco AIDS Foundation for a bilingual public discussion of the social and cultural barriers to HIV testing and HIV prevention in Latino communities--and how we can collectively overcome them.

Featured Panelists:
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Xóchitl Castañeda, PhD
Director, Health Initiative of the Americas
University of California, Berkeley

Isa Fernández, PhD
Nova Southeast University

Maritza Penagos, MSW, MSPH
Director of HIV Services
Mission Neighborhood Health Center

Alberto M. Santana, MS
Public Health Account Manager
OraSure Technologies

Jorge Zepeda, MSW
Latino Services Manager
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIVision is an ongoing forum series bringing research and evidence to bear on timely policy and programmatic issues. As thinking on HIV/AIDS continues to evolve, HIVision provides a safe venue to engage the community on potentially controversial topics.

For more information email HIVision (at) or call 415-487-3073. 

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