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.

China's Potential HIV Contamination Revives Drug Safety Fears

China's Potential HIV Contamination Revives Drug Safety Fears
- Concerns about potentially HIV-tainted blood products produced by a state-backed company, followed by conflicting information from regulators, ...

The Fight Against HIV Will Not Waver

The Fight Against HIV Will Not Waver
- But with the stigma around HIV, those who were poz, in many places, were still being evicted from their homes after their status was discovered.

Depression, lifestyle factors and cognitive function in people living with HIV and comparable HIV ...

Depression, lifestyle factors and cognitive function in people living with HIV and comparable HIV ...
- Whether differences in cognitive performance between people living with HIV (PLWH) and comparable HIV-negative people were mediated or ...

Philadelphia to receive HIV funding under new Trump plan to eliminate virus by 2030

Philadelphia to receive HIV funding under new Trump plan to eliminate virus by 2030
- Philadelphia is one of 48 counties that will receive extra resources and funding to combat HIV, according to the Trump administration's plan to ...

There are more important causes of disease than HIV in people with HIV

There are more important causes of disease than HIV in people with HIV
- The study found that eliminating the traditional risk factors for these conditions would have a far greater impact than optimal HIV treatment on the ...

Study Finds Cancer Patients with HIV Can Benefit from Immunotherapy

Study Finds Cancer Patients with HIV Can Benefit from Immunotherapy
- Among non-AIDS-defining illnesses, cancer is the leading cause of death in patients with HIV, with many of those affected at an increased risk during ...

Can you fire an HIV-positive employee?

Can you fire an HIV-positive employee?
- A recent data leak of the HIV-positive status of 14,200 individuals in Singapore is bringing up employees' fears of being discriminated against at work ...

NH town offers free VD tests on Valentine's Day

NH town offers free VD tests on Valentine's Day
- The Telegraph reports that the Nashua Division of Public Health and Community Services is offering free testing for sexually transmitted diseases, HIV ...