Standing Together Against Stigma

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 >

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Approved for Social Work CEU

The conference is now approved for 5.5 CEU for social workers! This is $25 and payable ON THE DAY OF THE EVENT.

APPLY FOR SCHOLARSHIPS

Scholarship applications are now closed for all categories except Junior Researchers. That category remains open. Unfortunately these are for US travelers only, not international. Please apply by Monday October 16th. Click here to apply.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!

We are happy to announce you can now sign up to volunteer at the 2017 International conference on Stigma!

Please CLICK HERE now!

If you volunteer 4 hours or more your admission is free. Please email hupeds@howard.edu after you sign up if you want your registration fee waived.

From our blog

Welcome to our new blog!

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.

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