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Social Stigma On Hiv People

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HIV and stigma

I have been aids pos for 4 years since 05, since that time I had to quit my job because of cryptococcal menengitis, I tried short term disability but I was quietly pushed to file social security, sinece then I have found it impossible to get...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...your town or city and a list will pop up.) You may well benefit from joining a support group of folks with similar issues. Your HIV specialist physician should also have a list of support services that might be helpful. Hopefully, close friends... Read more »

Whats with the stigma?

Ive noticed alot of stigma attatched to being HIV pos, I had an OI which almost killed me in 04 but... Read more »

Stigma, Stigma, ughhh, Stigma

Hello Dr Bob,After reading the post from the person that wants to only treat the "Innocent" people... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Stigma Deters HIV-Positive People From Seeking Treatment, Panelist Says at Arkansas HIV/AIDS Minority Task Force Meeting

... The stigma surrounding HIV/AIDS in the Arkansas Delta prevents people living with the disease from coming forward and makes it difficult for the state to Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Somali Religious Leaders Increase Efforts to Reduce Stigma, Discrimination for People Living With HIV/AIDS

... Islamic religious leaders in Somalia are increasing efforts to reduce stigma and discrimination against HIV-positive people in the country, IRIN/ Plus News reports. Religious leaders in the predominantly Muslim country are encouraging 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

... Yemen's Parliament is 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... Read more »
Global Forum on MSM & HIV

Stigma and Violence Against Gay Men and Transgender People Cited as Major Barrier to HIV Prevention and Treatment

...transgender people around the world indicates that stigma and discrimination play a central role in blocking access to life-saving HIV prevention and treatment services. The qualitative study, commissioned by the World Health Organization and... Read more »
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UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE - HIV/AIDS RESEARCH STUDY

Posted by sak51
...Social and Political Sciences Department at the University of Cambridge, is currently conducting a research study focusing on HIV/AIDS stigma. He is looking for individuals interested in sharing their stories about living with HIV/AIDS.... Read more »

Graduate Research on Stigma Towards HIV

Posted by HIVstigmastudy
... Coping with HIV/AIDS: How the Perception of Stigmatization Affects Adherence to Medical Treatment and Disease Prognosis http://hivstigmastudy.webs.com/ Read more »

stigma

Posted by polywog, 6 Replies
...friends that have had it 20 yearsor more, and yet it grips me, and i'm sure, others....I have another condition not related to HIV that I deal with like a trooper, but HIV really gets ahold of me. Why is this stigma so strong, and even... Read more »

THE PAIN BEHIND THE STIGMA

Posted by Anonymous
...""HIV/AIDS Positive stories Kids Quiz Quiz www links Services Feedback Stories Images FAQ Email Disclosure WE NEED EVERYONE WHO Read more »