Stigma, when associated with HIV, another medical condition, mental illness or disability, prevents a person from seeking evaluation and treatment, disclosing the diagnosis to those most likely to provide support, and following treatment guidelines. Health related stigma destroys human dignity. read more >
The 5th Annual International Conference on Stigma, “Lean on Me! Standing Together for Human Rights in Health” will now take place at the Howard University College of Medicine on Friday November 21, 2014, from 8 Am to 5 PM. Please stay tuned for more information!
Click here to read the recently published article, “The Game of Fear, Blame and Shame: Stigma of HIV, A Major Public Health Debacle” by Sohail Rana and Chandni Parikh.
We are looking for original work that addresses HIV/AIDS and stigma, HIV/AIDS and human rights, or stigma and human rights to be presented as a poster. Deadline for submission: EXTENDED to Wed October 15 2014 by 5:00pm (EST) ! read more >