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From our 2017 Conference on Stigma

Comments from International Conference on Stigma 2017! Stay tuned as we will be adding more:

  • "Phill is inspiring!"
  • "I enjoyed the information on PrEP Stigma"
  • "There was a real connection and intersectionality"
  • "Wonderful panel with concrete evidence of research findings"

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2014 Conference New Venue!

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!

Call for Abstracts: 5th Annual International Conference on Stigma

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 >

2013 International Stigma Conference

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

“INSIDE STORY” Free Movie Screening Success

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.

Call for Scientific Abstracts and Arts Contest

Stigma2013smallThe 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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