Someone close to you has HIV but cannot tell
Stigma prevents individuals from getting tested for HIV, seeking medical care, disclosing diagnosis and in adhering to treatment and follow up. Fear of social abandonment and losing intimate partners prevents many with HIV from sharing the diagnosis with their loved ones and sexual partners. Stigma has become a major reason why HIV epidemic continues and millions of people are getting infected and dying with HIV every year. read more >
In the news
Third International Conference on Stigma Presentations
On November 30, 2012, Howard University and the Coalition for the Elimination of AIDS-related Stigma (CEAS) held the 3rdInternational Conference on Stigma at the Howard University Blackburn Center from 8 am to 4 pm. We invite you to read the presentations from this event.
Essays, Poems, Scientific Posters!
We have some exciting news! We have posted essays, poems, and posters that students submitted from junior high school and high school which was part of our “Call For Abstracts & Scientific Posters” contest! You can view this under the Scientific Posters tab and the Essays and Poems tabs!