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Questions 4 & 5

QUESTION 4: How can we increase the rates of HIV testing in the Latino community? At the Institute for Latinx Health Equity, we approach this question using the “3 As” model.* We ask, "are services Available, Accessible, and Acceptable?".   I also think a few mini-“a’s” are embedded but very important in

Questions 2 & 3

QUESTION 2: Do you believe the Latino community faces added difficulties because of language barriers, cultural taboos, or immigration issues?  Accessible and affordable quality health care services (including sexual and reproductive health, mental health, and primary care services) and education, as well as having culturally-responsive systems of care would go a