Watch and listen to the proceedings of the International Conference on Stigma today, Friday, November 16.
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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!
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 >
Read abstracts from and view video coverage of our conference held on November 22, 2013 at Howard University’s Blackburn Center, in Washington, DC. Read more
On November 21, 2013, Howard University in collaboration with the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Act Against AIDS Leadership Initiative and the Discovery Learning Alliance held a free film screening of “INSIDE STORY” a compelling story about soccer, love, and HIV/AIDS at the Howard University College of Medicine. The event was well attended and the movie was very well received! See www.insidestorythemovie.org for more information.
The fourth International Conference on Stigma is accepting abstracts for poster presentations. The goals of the conference are to explain what stigma is, describe how stigma impacts individuals and communities, and to explore interventions that work to reduce stigma, on both a community and a government/policy level. Read more
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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.