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Stigma And Discrimination In Hiv Aids

Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Stigma, Discrimination in India Hindering HIV/AIDS Treatment, Care, Study Says

The stigma and discrimination associated with HIV/AIDS in India is delaying treatment and care for HIV-positive people, according to a study conducted by the Population Council 's Horizons program; Sharan , an Indian nongovernmental organization;... 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 people to... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Fighting Stigma, Discrimination Against People Living With HIV/AIDS

In a post on USAID's "Impact Blog ," Robert Clay, director of USAID's Office of HIV/AIDS, describes the agency's efforts to fight stigma and discrimination against people living with HIV/AIDS. "With support from USAID, U.S. government country... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Stigma, Stigma, ughhh, Stigma

Hello Dr Bob,After reading the post from the person that wants to only treat the "Innocent" people with HIV I am about ready to come unglued. I aslo did not ask to have HIV and I do not know a single person that has. As for...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Scott,Thanks for taking the time to write in and share your insights as well as the information about your efforts to raise awareness and decrease the stigma surrounding HIV/AIDS. Thanks also for your support and kind comments.Best of luck... Read more »

What about the discrimination against women with positive HIV/AIDS?

Dear Ms. Breuer,I have recently come across this grate site, and having read couple of messages with your answers I have decided to ask you to help me if possible. The point is that I want to write my Term Paper about "Avoidance of...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
Dear Lela, There are indeed very good sites for information about discrimination against women with HIV. I suggest starting with a strong one and then following the links from that site. A good starting place is this Website--TheBody.com (click on... Read more »

Eliminating the Stigma of HIV/AIDS -we are all one.

Dr. Bob,Our hero- we have to work together to eliminate the stigma of hiv/aids. We are all affected. It's heros like you would motivate us to want to help out the cause. What should we do. We need hiv positive doctors working out in the field...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello HIV Crier Man,Well, the folks who run this site have told me my comments are viewed by more than 1,500,000 folks every month. That's a lot of eyeballs. In addition, I have founded two HIV/AIDS medical groups devoted to the compassionate... Read more »

Is AIDS discrimination legal?

If AIDS discrimination is illegal, what laws make it so? Are there exceptions, if so in what cases? What is concidered discremination?...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
Your question doesn't specify what kind of discrimination you're thinking of, or your state, so here's a general answer: your local AIDS service organization can tell you about state and local laws concerning AIDS discrimination in... 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 »

HIV Stigma

Posted by njpozdad, 5 Replies
Right before Christmas my wife was diagnosed with cancer. I have been as supportive as I can be and should be for her. Since she found out she has told many people about it. She said it helps her deal with the diagnosis to tell family and friends.... Read more »

Research Survey on Stigma and HIV

Posted by Drimjees, 1 Reply
My name is James Minson and I am a student at Walden University. My study topic is the social influences that affect people living with HIV and AIDS. For example, because of social attitudes about HIV and AIDS, some people may not want to be open or... Read more »