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.
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“I enjoyed the dialogue between the moderator and panelists-it was open, honest and informative.”
“Information coupled with personal experiences”
“The movie was great – 90 Days”
“Great variety of flow”
“Approach of addressing stigma from an empowerment perspective”
“The posters were fantastic. So much great content and wonderful presentations”
“ Yay for bringing disability into the conversation. Also great diversity with age, gender and experiences”
Stigma kills. Help us save lives. Donate generously to stop the game of fear, shame and blame.