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Hiv And Aids Stigma And Discrimination

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HIV Prevention

Dr. Bob,Do we really still need to tell people to use condoms or that HIV is not spread casual contact or mosquito bites? I assume everyone knows that by now....Rocket Scientist
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...eating with someone who is infected.Obviously believing myths like these undermines efforts to work against HIV/AIDS stigma and discrimination. In fact in the survey, 65% of respondents said they would not want to live with someone who has... Read more »

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Hi Dr. Bob,First off, I have been following you for years now and I have to say that you are one of... Read more »

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hey doctor Bob, I wanted to say thank you for having this site, it really helped me go and get... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Religious Leaders Vow to Fight HIV/AIDS Stigma, Discrimination

...leaders to discuss the role people of faith can play in the fight against HIV/AIDS concluded Tuesday with a pledge to prevent discrimination against those living with the disease, the Associated Press reports. "Representatives of some 40... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

IRIN News Examines HIV/AIDS Stigma, Discrimination in Iraq

... IRIN News on Wednesday examined the stigma and discrimination faced by HIV-positive people in Iraq. According to Ihsan Jaafar, head of the Ministry of Health's public health directorate, Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Times of Central Asia Examines HIV/AIDS Epidemic, Related Stigma, Discrimination in Tajikistan

... The Times of Central Asia on Friday examined the state of HIV/AIDS, and the stigma and discrimination associated with the disease in Tajikistan. Recent data indicate that the number of officially recorded HIV cases in the country Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Yemen's Parliament Plans to Debate Law That Would Protect People Living With HIV/AIDS, Address Stigma, Discrimination

...expected to begin debating a law that aims to protect the rights of people living with HIV/AIDS and address related stigma and discrimination, Yemen's The National reports. Abdulbari Daghish -- chair of the Parliamentarians Organization To... Read more »
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HIV/AIDS Stigma and Discrimination

Posted by bradford
...HIV/AIDS-Stigma and Discrimination by Bradford McIntyre Individuals should not have to suffer all losses due to illness! Men, women and children are suffering Read more »

Poz and Out?!!?

Posted by pozitively, 2 Replies
...people were wondering how I got infected. I know a lot of people recommend keeping it to yourself for various reasons, mostly discrimination. I don't have that option anymore: I live in a small community and I was sick for a long time before I... Read more »

AIDS: 25 years

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
...Celebration of Life! In the early years, the incorrect thinking that HIV was an automatic death sentence created the fear, stigma and discrimination. I moved away from home and isolated myself, so no one would see me get sick and die. In those... Read more »

THE PAIN BEHIND THE STIGMA

Posted by Anonymous
...reason they do not disclose, is because they are afraid. This is due to the fact that they do not feel safe! Concerned with discrimination! Efforts to ensure safety must be a priority and efforts must be stepped up! Governments have a... Read more »