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Hiv Stigma Discrimination

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FAA Medical certif.

I was wondering if I should be concerned about an upcoming FAA medical test? Do my meds pose any problems? Should I disclose my meds to the doctor has the FAA decided that any of my meds would interfear with flying? I am currently taking...
Renslow Sherer, M.D.

Response from Renslow Sherer, M.D.

University of Chicago Hospitals
...struggle with the issue of disclosure. In general, my counsel to patients has been to be wary of excessive disclosure, since HIV stigma and discrimination, though 'better' than they used to be in the US in the current era, are still powerful and... Read more »

Wondering (DISCLOSING HIV STATUS, 2010)

Hello Dr. Frascino,I have a friend who is HIV+. He tells me since he has become positive, he always... Read more »

You are featured on Change.org

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 »
Articles
Lambda Legal

Lambda Legal Releases Report on HIV Stigma and Discrimination in Advance of World AIDS Day

...their decisions." In advance of World AIDS Day (December 1), Lambda Legal released an evidence-based report on the continuing stigma and discrimination faced by people living with HIV to policy makers and advocates. New York, N.Y. -- "It's... Read more »
The Body PRO

If We Can't Overcome HIV Stigma and Discrimination, Access to Care Won't Improve in Africa, Advocate Says

...Coordinator for the AIDS and Rights Alliance of Southern Africa, summarizes her talk "Legal Challenges and Successes in Overcoming HIV Stigma and Discrimination to Expand Uptake of Services." 1 To view the webcast of her complete presentation,... Read more »
The Body

Worldwide, Health Care Workers Are Often Sources of HIV Stigma and Discrimination, Report Says

... Combating HIV stigma is no easy feat. More than 25 years into the HIV pandemic, it's a problem that is still prevalent around the world. And as Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

NBA Player, Actor Join U.N. Campaign to Curb HIV Stigma, Discrimination in China

...who was born in China, and Chinese film star Pu Cunxin have joined the "We Are Friends" campaign, a U.N. initiative to curb stigma and discrimination associated with HIV/AIDS in China, the AP/ Dallas Morning News reports. Yao will be featured... 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 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 »

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 »

THE PAIN BEHIND THE STIGMA

Posted by Anonymous
...Feedback Stories Images FAQ Email Disclosure WE NEED EVERYONE WHO IS HIV POSITIVE TO COME OUT IF WE ARE TO GET RID OF THE STIGMA ASSOCIATED WITH HIV. The United Nations Population Fund has declared HIV/AIDS is a young peoples disease.... Read more »