Stigmabase is a non-profit internet initiative dedicated to informing and raising awareness on the damaging effects of social exclusion and stigma around the world. The marginalization of individuals or categories of individuals is a too common phenomenon. Millions of people are facing this problem around the world and many complex factors are involved.

The Kenyan film director taking on the world – with positive stories of black life

To go beyond agenda-driven single stories of war, famine and HIV that have characterised much storytelling about Africa. Put simply, to tell stories ...


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Primary resistance to antiretroviral drugs of HIV strains in Chad

Located in Central Africa, Chad had an estimated HIV seroprevalence of 1.3% among the sexually active population (15–49 years) and ranked fifth in ...


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Govt has no policy to sterilise HIV-positive women – Mkhize

... Committees of Health and Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities on the forced sterilisation of women living with HIV/AIDS in South Africa.


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HIV drive-through testing program launches in Santa Ana

Manny Muro, Radiant Health Centers' prevention navigator, works at the nonprofit's Santa Ana satellite to administer HIV testing in a drive-through setup.


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Covid-19 can accelerate progress towards improved health outcomes

Even without SARS Covid-19, South Africa is undeniably a very sick nation. We have the largest number of people living with HIV — more than 7.6 ...


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HIV and circumcision: Assessing where we are

The VMMC programme has also over the last decade become an integral part of South Africa's HIV prevention efforts. According to the latest estimates ...


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