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 >
We are collecting stories or experiences from the 2017 conference to share on our blog. Email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thank you to all those who attended, spoke, exhibited and shared at the International Conference on Stigma. Together we made this an outstanding event! Our webcast can be viewed here on our page if you missed any of it.
We are very excited to announce that we will be launching a new blog on this page which will share interesting stories and viewpoints, and will serve to spark conversation on the topics of HIV stigma, other health related stigmas, and human rights issues. Your comments are welcome, and please feel free to share topics that you would like to see discussed on this blog. Please stay tuned, and don’t forget to mark your calendar for the 7th Annual International Conference on Stigma which will take place at Howard University on Friday November 17, 2017.