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Mayagüez, Puerto Rico
Washington, DC, USA
Yacin Benavides is a counselor who works on the front lines of HIV prevention among injection drug users in the city of Mayagüez, Puerto Rico. Working for the community-based organization, Estancia Corazon, he uses INSTI HIV tests in many non-traditional settings, and he has pioneered the revolutionary concept of “traffic light testing”.
Through his work with AIDS Alabama, Tony Christon-Walker has helped countless individuals to navigate the path from diagnosis to treatment and care. As a passionate person who has been living with HIV for several years, he has become an influential advocate for the HIV and AIDS Community.
With Washington, DC in the midst of an HIV epidemic, One Tent Health has a clear mission: to save and extend lives. After volunteering in his community as a university student, co-founder Mackenzie Copley was inspired to create the organization, which uses a novel approach to HIV prevention among the area’s highest-risk neighborhoods.