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Hiv Aids Stigmatization

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media and HIV (STIGMATIZATION) (CAUSE OF HIV FEARS)

I was wondering about your thoughts regarding the media's portrayal of HIV/aids? It seems that most of us are deathly affraid of contracting HIV and, unfortunatley, I think it is due to a lack of PROPER education. It seems most of out fears are...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,I believe there are multiple reasons for irrational HIV fears.Consider the following poem written by Johnson Mwakanze, a Kenyan living with HIV . . . "Underneath the Veil"This one thing Read more »

shouldn't more people be worried about HIV?

I was wondering how many philandering questions you get. I am in a faithful relationship. my fiance... Read more »

Death (HIV/AIDS A CHRONIC, NOT ALWAYS SO MANAGEABLE, CONDITION, 2010) ( HIV AND ACCELERATED AGING, 2010)

I think the p.c. word is morbidity . I recently had an argument with one of the very few friends iv... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Delegates Call for End to Criminalization, Stigmatization of HIV/AIDS at Close of AIDS Conference

... Delegates at the close of the XVII International AIDS Conference on Friday in Mexico City called for a reversal of laws that criminalize and stigmatize people living with HIV/AIDS, Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Lesotho Chiefs Urged to Help De-Stigmatize AIDS by Taking HIV Tests

...Chief Sempe Lejaha, a senior Lesotho chief who is president of the Upper House of Parliament, urged his fellow chiefs to take HIV tests to help end the stigma against HIV/AIDS in this small African country. He said chiefs could use their high... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Zimbabwe: Pregnant Teens Shun HIV Treatment for Fear of Stigmatization

... Teenage girls in Zimbabwe who are sexually active remain a difficult group for health workers to target with HIV/AIDS prevention messages. Despite the country's programs to prevent mother-to-child HIV transmission, some young mothers are... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

African Churches Urged to Fight Stigmatization of AIDS

...disease," said outgoing interim General Secretary Melaku Kifle. "The church can no longer afford to be passive in the face of HIV/AIDS and other conflicts affecting the continent and must come to grips with African problems," said Kifle, who is... Read more »
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Feeling effects of stigmatization towards HIV/AIDS

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Coping with HIV/AIDS? Participate in this survey!

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Graduate Research on Stigma Towards HIV

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SURVEY:How does social stigma affect your coping?

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