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 >
This activity is approved for 6.33 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. There will be a separate charge of $20 for physicians and $10 for nurses for these credits. Credits for Social Workers will also be available for the first time this year!
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.