Standing Against Stigma And Discrimination

June 23, 2020 1:20 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Stigma and discrimination associated with HIV/TB is probably more devastating than the illness itself. The consequences vary from poor diagnosis rate of symptomatic population to no disclosure of the HIV status self denying to treatment and adopting preventive behaviour. Our approaches to reduce stigma and discrimination include empowerment of PLHIV and affected people, improving linkages of infected population with treatment services, affected population with mainstream opportunities and speaking at various levels against discrimination.

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