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People Diagnosed With Hiv Or Aids Suffered From Prejudice Or Discrimination

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

UNDP: People With HIV Suffer Stigma, Discrimination in the Philippines

About half of people living with HIV/AIDS in the Philippines have experienced human rights abuses, a UN Development Program official said during a forum in Manila marking World AIDS Day. A 2009 baseline survey of people with HIV found that "people... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Society Should Not Reject, Discriminate Against People With HIV/AIDS, Other Infectious Diseases, Pope Benedict Says

Society should not reject people living with HIV/AIDS and other infectious diseases nor be indifferent or prejudiced toward them, Pope Benedict XVI said on Friday at a conference on the pastoral care of people with infectious diseases, Reuters UK ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Qatar: End Prejudice Against HIV and AIDS Victims, Arab Experts Urge

Experts gathered at the Qatar Symposium on Family, the Millennium Development Goals and AIDS in the Middle East on Thursday in Doha said HIV/AIDS-related discrimination is hindering the region's ability to effectively provide universal access to... Read more »
Ask the Experts

looking for a case study on prejudice

i need a case study regarding prejudice against someone with HIV, its for a project...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
There are dozens of books about experiences of people with HIV and discrimination, reams of magazine articles, acres of newspaper stories. I recommend that you stop by the website of the National Association of People with AIDS (NAPWA) to pose this... Read more »

Do you know a Family Physician who is not HIV prejudice in the Toronto area?

HIV+ female needs a Family Doctor. Do you know a family doctor who doesn't mind accepting HIV+ patients in the Toronto or Scarborough area in Ontario, Canada? I have an HIV Specialist but she insists that I find a family doctor as well but...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
Unfortunately, I only know HIV specialists in Toronto, not family physicians. Why don't you ask your HIV doctor to recommend some generalists that are HIV-friendly and with whom she has good working relationships? Good luck!... Read more »

My HIV MD discriminates because of my weight

I will like to first tell you about myself, I am 47, male and was diagnosed with AIDS a little over 3 years ago and I am currently on antivirals (Viramune, Truvada) and I also suffer from clinical depression and are on anti-depressents (Zoloft,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Jose C.,A physician certainly should never intentionally humiliate a patient! There is always the possibility it was a misunderstanding. As you may know, one common problem with HIVers is wasting (involuntary weight loss). HIV specialists have... Read more »

re:AIDS DISCRIMINATION

I believe that many people are discriminate towards AIDS, because they believe that it is just "fags" or "junkies" and they are all "sinners" or scum. I myself felt this way, until I came very close to this illness, I...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your post.... BY... 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 with HIV/AIDS. We need to assure that these people are cared for, not discriminated... Read more »

UNITED STATES DISCRIMINATES AGAINST HIV+ PEOPLE

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
UNITED STATES DISCRIMINATES AGAINST HIV+ PEOPLE

While nearly a million HIV+ American citizens enjoy the freedom to leave and travel outside their country, the United States government prohibits HIV+ individuals from other countries entry to the... Read more »

Please sign my WhiteHouse Petition to End HIV/AIDS Discrimination in Education

Posted by Dolfie1
Dear friends,



I wanted to let you know about a new petition I created on We the People,
a new feature on WhiteHouse.gov, and ask for your support. Will you add your
name to mine? If this petition gets 100,000 signatures by August 12, 2014,
the... Read more »

Please sign Petition to End HIV/AIDS Discrimination in HUD

Posted by Dolfie1
Dear friends,



I wanted to let you know about a new petition I created on We the People,
a new feature on WhiteHouse.gov, and ask for your support. Will you add your
name to mine? If this petition gets 100,000 signatures by August 12, 2014,
the... Read more »