HIV Related Stigma: The Silent Killer

Saturday 11:15 AM - 12:45 PM

Topic area: Health / Activism

In the United States, over 1 million people are living with HIV. Despite advances in the care and treatment of people living with HIV, HIV‐related stigma remains a challenge to HIV testing, care, prevention, and even self-disclosure. Numerous studies have documented the impact of HIV‐related stigma among various groups of people living with HIV infection, but the concept of HIV‐related stigma remains unclear. In this presentation, you will learn about stigma and how it affects your community. You will also learn ways to identify and talk about this deadly word. Let's stop HIV related stigma one conversation at a time.

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