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.

What stops people with HIV adhering to long term antiretroviral therapy?

What stops people with HIV adhering to long term antiretroviral therapy?
- Long term adherence to antiretroviral therapy (ART) is important in both reducing morbidly and mortality in people living with HIV and reducing ...

Yale scientists examine how an immune system protein helps suppress HIV

Yale scientists examine how an immune system protein helps suppress HIV
- Much of the research on HIV has focused on preventing infection but little is understood about how the body keeps the virus in check post-infection.

This Colorado Housewife Is Challenging Stigma One Podcast At A Time

This Colorado Housewife Is Challenging Stigma One Podcast At A Time
- It has given people diagnosed with HIV a chance to smile again, be happy, feel free, have babies. have sex and not transmit why wouldn't we ...

Living with HIV in war-ravaged Yemen

Living with HIV in war-ravaged Yemen
- An acronym for the human immunodeficiency virus, HIV attacks important cells that help the body fight off infections, disease, and other viruses.

Only 1 in 10 patients filled ART prescription after hospital discharge

Only 1 in 10 patients filled ART prescription after hospital discharge
- Approximately 90% of socially vulnerable patients with HIV did not fill their prescriptions for ART within 7 days of being discharged from a specialty ...

The Chinese Scientist Who Engineered HIV-Resistant Babies May Now Face Legal Consequences

The Chinese Scientist Who Engineered HIV-Resistant Babies May Now Face Legal Consequences
- The implications of CRISPR are far-reaching, with potential benefits like making people resistant to fatal diseases like HIV/AIDS and potential risks like ...

Society hasn't progressed as much as medicine'

Society hasn't progressed as much as medicine'
- That's the view of the man who in 2002 was the first French politician to reveal he has HIV. Since then, Jean-Luc Romero-Michel has dedicated his life ...

Migrants Do Not Bring Diseases Into Europe - WHO

Migrants Do Not Bring Diseases Into Europe - WHO
- Europe is the only one among WHO's six regions where HIV is prevalent and increasing, especially in the east. Jakab says a significant proportion of ...